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Delores Faye Harris

Sep 11, 2017


June 3, 1934 - September 5, 2017

Delores Faye Harris, 83, of New London passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at her daughter's home in Gladstone, Ill.

A Celebration of her loving life will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at noon at her daughter's home in Gladstone, Ill. All friends and family are invited to attend. According to her wishes cremation has been accorded. A memorial has been established to Hospice Compassus of Galesburg, Ill. in her memory.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murphyfuneralandmonuments.com. Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is handling the arrangements.

Delores was born on June 3, 1934, in Brighton, the daughter of Walter and Florence May Goodwin Wilson. She attended Brighton High School. She was united in marriage to Olin Earl "Sonny" Harris, they later divorced. Delores worked at Modine's in Washington for many years, retiring in 1996. She was a member of the Washington United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children: Roger Harris of Washington, Iowa, Faye Mason of Swisher, Iowa, Sharon (Ed) Bright of Fredonia, Iowa, Craig (Delrene) Harris of Iowa City, Iowa, Marj (Tim) Miller of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Larry Harris of Washington, Iowa, Anita (Dallas) Parker of Gladstone, Ill. and Shawn Harris of Iowa City, Iowa; 26 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and her sister, Priscilla (Bob) Porter of Zephyrhills, Fla.

Delores was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Donald J. Harris; one daughter, Effie "Naomi" Dameron; and one grand-daughter, Amber Miller.

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