Mary Mann Harris

Red Lane Baptist Church Cemetery

        Mary Mann Harris, 89, of Powhatan, widow of Edwin Harris, died July 15, 2009.

        She is survived by four children, Russell E. Harris (Maggie) of Alberta, Lucie Buchanan (Duncan) of Powhatan, Susan Nichols (Frank) of Stuarts Draft, Mary Margaret Dickerson of Powhatan; one daughter-in-law, Laura Harris of Amelia; sister, Ruth Woolridge of Richmond; 18 grandchildren (the eight grandson will serve as her pallbearers), 21 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; adopted son, Lynn Woodcock of Powhatan; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons, David and Hennie Harris; son-in-law, Norman Dickerson. The family would like to extend thanks to Dr. John G. Barnes and staff for the many years of care.

        The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Hwy. (Rte. 60), Powhatan. Funeral services will be held Saturday, 5 p.m., in the Red Lane Baptist Church, Powhatan. Interment church cemetery.

        In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Powhatan Community Church Building Fund, Powhatan Rescue Squad or Red Lane Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

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