Monday, November 12, 1923 - Thursday, March 5, 2015
Mrs. Mable Dorriety Harris of Bonifay, FL formerly of Slocomb, AL passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015 at her home. She was 91.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m.. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the First Baptist Church of Bonifay with Rev. Ike Steverson and Rev. David Lauen officiating. Burial will follow in the Bonifay City Cemetery with Rev. Shelley Chandler officiating and Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing until service time.
Mrs. Harris was born November 12, 1923 in Geneva County, AL to the late Andrew David and Alma Lott Dorriety. Education was her lifelong passion. She was an English teacher with the Holmes County School System retiring in 1979 after 31 years. Mrs. Harris was a faithful servant of Christ who loved her Lord and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bonifay where she served as a Sunday School teacher. She was also a delegate to the Southern Baptist Convention. She graduated from Judson College and received her Master's Degree from Troy State University. Mrs. Harris enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, the beach, traveling, and assisting with the family business. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Harold Harris, Bonifay; her daughter, Deenie Rosser (Tom), Ft. Walton Beach, FL; two sons: David Harris (Debi), Apollo Beach, FL and Doug Harris (Brenda), Boynton Beach, FL; grandchildren: Ryan Rosser (Becky), Clay Rosser, Britni Haskins (Michael), Keith Hatchell, Ashley Pepe (Curtis) along with their four children and Shawna Kemerer (Nick); great-grandchildren: Aubrey Haskins, Hayes Rosser and Cecilia Kemerer; nephew, Kyle McDonald (Kim) and their two children.