CAMPBELL Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Holy Temple Church of God In Christ for Mrs. Susie L. Harris, 87, who departed this life, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
Mrs. Harris was born Oct. 12, 1926, in Youngstown, a daughter of Fayette and Susie Simington King, and lovingly raised by Emma Cheatham King.
Susie was a 1945 graduate of East High School and went to a local business school.
She relocated to New York and while there was employed by Simplified Business Services as a supervisor in the shipping department. She moved to Youngstown in 1972 and was employed with South Side Hospital for 11 years, retiring in July of 1989.
She was a faithful member of the Holy Temple COGIC and served on its Mothers Board, attended Sunday School, Bible Study, and was financial recording secretary. She enjoyed shopping, scrabble, traveling and reading the Bible.
She leaves to forever cherish her memories, a devoted son, Andre Harris of New York; two sisters, Geneva Hall of Boardman and Dorothy Berry of Campbell; a brother, James F. King of Boardman; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; a niece, Sherry McIntosh of Chicago; a nephew, Darrell Johnson of Youngstown; a devoted friend, Audrey Watkins; other friends, Debbie Booth and Helen Kearse, both of New York, and Billy Simms of Tampa, Fla.; and a host of other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louis, whom she married Nov. 20, 1947, and who passed away in 1974; a son, Adrian Marlow Harris; a sister, Marnine A. Betts; and a brother, Albert King.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.