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Lula Mae Harris

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Lula Mae Harris, 91, Brazil, died May 18, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.

She was born March 2, 1918, in Sedel, Ill., the daughter of James Stump and Mildred Head Stump.

She attended school in Terre Haute and had a close relationship with her grandmother.

On Sept. 19, 1937, she married Clyde Harris. He preceded her in death in November 1979.

She had worked last as a nurse's aide at Clay County Hospital. In the past, she had also worked as a cook at Meridian Elementary School.

She was a long-time member of the Nazarene Church and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Lula enjoyed gardening, china and oil painting, knitting and crocheting. She was a member of the Home Ec Club and the Gardening Club. She was also a member of TOPS and had been an active member of the Clay County Historical Society for many years.

Survivors include daughters Wanda Brown, Olathe, Kan., Linda Harris, Fairview, Kan., and Donna Buell and husband Alan, Brazil, son Dan Harris and wife Brenda, Detroit, grandchildren Cherie Martin (Dave), Angelika Brown, Scott Buell (Kasey), Bethany Jones (Scott), Dr. Nathan Harris (Christa), Chad Harris (Jenny) and Matthew LaGrand, and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Joe "Bert" Stump, husband Clyde Harris, daughter Clydia LaGrand, sons-in-law Dr. Paul Brown and Charles LaGrand, and one grandson in infancy.

Services will take place at 1 p.m., Thursday, at Lawson-Miller Chapel, with Rev. Gary Bechtel officiating. Music will be provided by Steve McCullough with vocal selections by Tom and Mary Sue Jackson.

Burial will take place at Clearview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.

Post a heart of condolences at www.lawson-millerchapel.com.