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Lucille Wilks Harris obituary - Lowndes County, Mississippi

(submitted by Sharron Coleman)

May 27, 1901 - October 30, 1971

Officer Funeral Home 1971

Lucille Wicks Harris was born on May 27, 1901 in Columbus,Mississippi to Zachariah (Zack) and Ella Victoria Wicks. Later in life she married Thomas Harris and to their union 12 children were born. She moved to East St Louis, Illinois in 1963. She departed this life on Saturday, October 30, 1971 at St. Mary's Hospital. Two sons and her husband preceeded her in death.

She leaves to mourn her passing: one daughter, Mrs Ollie L Smith, East St. Louis, IL, nine sons,Warren(Ray)Harris and Floyd Harris of Columbus,MS. Willie Harris of Chicago, IL, Walter Lee Harris of Cincinnati,OH, Fred,Lillton,Leon,Samuel and Thomas Harris of East St Louis, IL. Two sisters: Mrs Augusta Wicks Harrs Lyde of Artesia, MS and Mrs. Clara R. Wicks Rupert of Tupelo, MS. Seven brtohers: Joseph and Coleman Wicks of East St Louis, IL, Alonzo Wicks of Indianapolis, IN, Aaron,Zack Jr and Ellus Wicks of Artesia, MS and Odis Wicks of Starkville, MS. 52 grandchildrens and five great grandchildren

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