Terry Spence
B: 1961-05-21
D: 2018-11-15
View Details
Spence, Terry
Zana Lindley
B: 1934-08-11
D: 2018-11-14
View Details
Lindley, Zana
Mildred Graham
B: 1941-08-26
D: 2018-11-13
View Details
Graham, Mildred
Joe Wann
B: 1932-09-23
D: 2018-11-12
View Details
Wann, Joe
Robert Speights
B: 1941-11-07
D: 2018-11-12
View Details
Speights, Robert
Hazel Swann
B: 1920-05-26
D: 2018-11-06
View Details
Swann, Hazel
Velma Hair
B: 1921-03-15
D: 2018-11-01
View Details
Hair, Velma
Janelea Brooks
B: 1946-01-29
D: 2018-10-31
View Details
Brooks, Janelea
Wanda English
B: 1945-05-02
D: 2018-10-30
View Details
English, Wanda
Gloria Harvell
B: 1939-06-17
D: 2018-10-30
View Details
Harvell, Gloria
Bobbie Wilcoxson
B: 1974-10-18
D: 2018-10-29
View Details
Wilcoxson, Bobbie
Priscilla Clegg
B: 1992-07-12
D: 2018-10-28
View Details
Clegg, Priscilla
Bruce Thorn
B: 1946-11-01
D: 2018-10-26
View Details
Thorn, Bruce
Martha Vickery
B: 1929-10-05
D: 2018-10-25
View Details
Vickery, Martha
James Bickley
B: 1934-06-24
D: 2018-10-23
View Details
Bickley, James
Rita Mitchell
B: 1925-01-26
D: 2018-10-22
View Details
Mitchell, Rita
Malvern Elmore
B: 1938-09-06
D: 2018-10-21
View Details
Elmore, Malvern
Dale Blair
B: 1939-10-09
D: 2018-10-20
View Details
Blair, Dale
Mary Conway
B: 1930-04-02
D: 2018-10-18
View Details
Conway, Mary
Ruth Weems
B: 1924-02-07
D: 2018-10-17
View Details
Weems, Ruth
Gladys Harris
B: 1925-08-31
D: 2018-10-16
View Details
Harris, Gladys


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
PO Box 209
Mineola, TX 75494
Phone: 903-569-2611

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Gladys Harris can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle

Obituary for Gladys Harris (Allen)

Gladys  Harris (Allen)
Gladys Harris was born on August 31, 1925 in Longview, Texas, to the late Wilbur Allen and Enola Bush Allen. She passed away on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 in Mineola, Texas.

She attended school in Mineola and Quitman, Texas. She was the valedictorian of her graduating class at Quitman Colored High School. She also attended Bishop College in Marshall, Texas.

Gladys married Noble Harris on September 16, 1946. During their marriage they lived in Mineola and Dallas, Texas, and Shreveport, and Jonesboro, Louisiana. During their 33-year marriage they raised two sons and two daughters.

She was a retired dietary employee for Wood Memorial Nursing Home. In Shreveport, she worked as a dormitory assistant at Centenary College. She considered being a wife and mother as her most important work.

She was a longtime member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church where she was a past member of the Willing Workers Circle.

Gladys enjoyed reading, traveling, attending church, and being with her family. Her travels took her from George Washington’s Mount Vernon to the San Francisco Bay and many points in between.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Noble Harris Sr.; son, Ronald Wayne Harris, granddaughter, Narsha Radford, great granddaughter, Deja Lyons; seven brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by her son, Noble Harris Jr. and his wife Cheryl of Dallas, Texas; daughters, Wanda McKnight and her husband Florida of Mineola, Texas, and Sharon Cornelius and her husband Sidney of DeSoto, Texas; eight grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She also leaves many other relatives and friends who will miss her sweet personality.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 19th, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Beaty Funeral Home 5396 S. State Hwy. 37 Mineola, TX 75773.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church 304 Stone St. Mineola, Texas 75773 at 11:00 am, Rev. Demethruis Boyd conducting, interment will follow at Mineola City Cemetery.

To send flowers to the family of Gladys Harris (Allen), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos