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Thelma Joyce (Patterson) Harris

September 16, 1948 ~ April 7, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

Thelma J. Harris, 72, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at her residence. She was born in Lonestar, MO, September 16, 1948, to parents Luchin and Bertha (Lambert) Patterson.  

Thelma was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She married Lester Thomas Harris on July 8, 1971, and to this union three children were born. Thelma went to church all her life. She was a member of First Gospel Lighthouse Church. She enjoyed spending time with family, going to church, drinking coffee, bowling, crocheting, and loved to go fishing. Her greatest joy, besides her Lord and Savior, was her family.  

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of thirty-nine years; grandchild: Ryan Robinson; brother: Bill Patterson; sisters: Ruth White, and Rosetta Watts.  

Thelma is survived by her children: Danny Harris and wife Amy of Greenville, Richard Harris and wife Tommi of Piedmont, Melissa Robinson and husband Troy of Piedmont; grandchildren: Trent Robinson and wife Chelsea of Piedmont, Chelci Kimes and husband Brandon of Piedmont, Brandon Harris of Farmington, Jorden Harris of St. Louis, Austen Harris of Farmington, Christian Devine of Greenville, Jason Robinson of Piedmont, Nicholas Morgan of Farmington, Julie Morgan of Greenville, Lucian Harris of Piedmont, Uriah Harris of Piedmont, Quinn Harris of Piedmont; great-grandchildren: Kaiden Robinson, Colton Robinson, Emmett Kimes, Maverick Harris, and Marina Harris. Thelma will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Visitation will be at 5:00 pm, Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont Chapel. Funeral service will be at 2:00 pm, Sunday, April 11, 2021, also at the Piedmont Chapel. Burial will follow in Carson Hill Cemetery, Mill Spring. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
April 10, 2021

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ruegg Funeral Home-Piedmont
321 N. Main St
Piedmont, MO 63957

Funeral Service
Sunday
April 11, 2021

2:00 PM
Ruegg Funeral Home-Piedmont
321 N. Main St
Piedmont, MO 63957

Committal
Sunday
April 11, 2021

3:00 PM
Carson Hill Cemetery

Mill Spring, MO 63952

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