Beverly Ann Harris
Beverly Ann Harris, age 78, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield, Iowa.
Visitation for family and friends is 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. today, April 23, 2014, at Behner Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Behner Funeral Home with Stephen Burns officiating. Following the service the body will be cremated. Burial of cremains will be held at a later date at Garrett Cemetery north of Delta.
Bev was born November 17, 1935, to Jack A. and Genevieve (Garrett) Rockwell in Rose Hill, Iowa. On February 11, 1956, she married James Lee Harris in What Cheer, Iowa.
Bev and Jim lived in the Fairfield area from 1963 – 1980, returning to Fairfield in December 2013. Bev opened Allen Travel Agency in 1966 and was involved in the family business until it closed. Bev’s hobbies included bowling, golfing, fishing, traveling, quilting, knitting and crocheting. She continued her crafting hobbies until her last days, providing friends and family many treasured memories.
Bev was very involved in the Fairfield community belonging to various community organizations. She and Jim loved attending the activities of her kids and grandkids.
Bev is survived by her husband, James; three children, Jeffrey L. (Mary) Harris of Marshalltown, Iowa, Kirk Harris of Fairfield and LeAnne Harris of Fairfield; five grandchildren, JoAnne Harris, Benjamin (Chelby) Harris, Jilianne Harris, Jackson Harris and Cody Moran; and one great-grandchild, Jacey Harris.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be sent to 1705A Linden Drive, Fairfield IA 52556
She was preceded in death by her parents and one infant sister, Linda.
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