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Mary Alice (Hurt) Harris

April 16, 1937 ~ March 25, 2018 (age 80)
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Mary “Mikki” Alice Harris, 80, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 11:25 A.M. March 25, 2018 at her residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born April 16, 1937 in Mound City, Illinois to Lorine Hurt and Stanley James.

Mary is survived by her eight children, Vetris James, Gregory James, Maurice James, Tracy McDaniels, Terry Harris, Andria Harris, and Dontae Harris all of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Belinda Chappell of Lithonia, Georgia; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; four grandchildren who she raised, Candace Harris, Kyron Rush, Alyssa Rollins, and Jessica Rush all of Mount Vernon, Illinois; six siblings, Patricia Kirby of Chicago, Illinois, Veneda Marks and husband, Lee of Murphysboro, Illinois, Charles Norris of Mount Vernon, Jerry McKinney of Mount Vernon, Gary McKinney of Texas, and Larry McKinney and wife, Lenora of Virginia, beloved sisters-in-law, Michelle Overstreet and June Fields-Norris; and several nieces and nephews.

Ms. Harris was preceded in death by her mother; two sons, Ronald James and Bridger Harris; granddaughter Candice M. Harris; two brothers, Herbert Norris and Kermit Overstreet.

Mary did clerical work for various businesses around Mount Vernon and was the oldest member of the Blackwell Temple AME Zion Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

Visitation: 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Blackwell Temple AME Zion Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Blackwell Temple AME Zion Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Pastor Gladys Williams and Reverend Val Powe officiating.  Interment: Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

Mary "Mikki" Alice Harris, 80, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 11:25 A.M. March 25, 2018 at her residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born April 16, 1937 in Mound City, Illinois to Lorine Hurt and Stanley James.

Mary is survived by her eight children, Vetris James of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Belinda Chappell of Lithonia, Georgia, Gregory James of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Maurice James of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Tracy McDaniels of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Terry Harris of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Andria Harris of Mount Vernon, Illinois, and Dontae Harris of Mount Vernon, Illinois; host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; two grandchildren who she raised, Candice Harris of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Kyron Rush of Mount Vernon, Illinois; six siblings, Patricia Kirby of Chicago, Illinois, Veneda Marks and husband, Lee of Murphysboro, Illinois, Charles Norris of Mount Vernon, Jerry McKinney of Mount Vernon, Gary McKinney of Texas, and Larry McKinney and wife, Lenora of Virginia, beloved sisters-in-law, Michelle Overstreet and June Norris-Fields; and several nieces and nephews.

Ms. Harris was preceded in death by her mother; two sons, Ronald James and Bridger Harris; granddaughter Candice M. Harris; two brothers, Herbert Norris and Kermit Overstreet.

Mary did clerical work for various businesses around Mount Vernon and was the oldest member of the Blackwell Temple AME Zion Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

Visitation: 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Blackwell Temple AME Zion Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Blackwell Temple AME Zion Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Gladys Williams and Reverend Val Powe officiating.  Interment: Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

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