Tony Harris
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Tony Harris

Tony Wayne Harris, 80, of Brookport, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at his home.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Brookport Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Craig and Rev. David Siere officiating.

Burial will follow at the Harris Family Cemetery in Pope County. Pallbearers will be David Goines, Randy Harris, Tom Saunders, Art Owens, Tom Burnham and Bradley Harris Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronald Blanchard and Ronnie Vasseur.

Rev. Tony Wayne was a minister for over 30 years in southern Illinois, a member of Bay City Masonic Lodge 771 for over 50 years and a long-time farmer in the southern Illinois and Pope County regions.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 62 years, Doris Evelyn Harris of Brookport; one son, Bradley Harris and wife Kathadale of Pope County; two daughters, Marla Wilson and husband Dewey of Speedwell, Tenn. and Tammy Harris of Paducah; one grandson; three granddaughters; two great-granddaughters; three great-grandsons; two sisters, Deanna Butler of Abilene, Texas and Opal Grimes of Columbus, Ohio; one special second cousin, Randy Harris; as well as several nieces, nephews and other family and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tony A. and Gladys Helen Neely Harris.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour Wednesday. Masonic services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
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