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Benny Ray Harris

d. November 11, 2017

Nahunta-Benny Ray Harris, 57 of Nahunta, passed away Saturday morning (November 11, 2017) at his residence.

Born in Jesup, GA his parents were Benjamin “Bennie” Franklin Harris and Ruby Mae Lane Harris. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Rachel Kelly Harris, his siblings, Tommy Harris, Kenneth Lewis, Randy Roberson, Lacey Lewis, Dennie Harris, and Donnie Harris.

Mr. Benny was a heavy equipment operator and loved gardening.

Survivors include 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Benny Ray Harris, II (Ashley) of Sevierville, Tn, Rodney Lee Harris, of Nahunta, Cameron Patrick Harris; 2 daughters and a son-in-aw, Debra Rae Booth (Chris) of Sevierville, Tn, and Kimberly Harris of Sevierville, Tn; 7 grandchildren, Mark, Jostin, Aidyn, Julianna, Victoria, Kortnie, and Rae'Lynn; 5 sisters and brothers-in-law,his twin sister Patsy Altman (Ronald) of Brunswick, Ruby Ann Sawyer (Tim) of Nahunta, Linda Harris and Jonell Roberson both of Nahunta, and Vicki Tugend (Ron) of Blackshear; brother and sisters-in-law, Dwain Lewis (Belinda) of Blackshear; and a sister-in-law, Kay Lewis of Decatur; and also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Saturday evening (November 18, 2017) starting at 6PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A graveside service will be held Sunday afternoon (November 19, 2017) at 2PM at Rob Lewis Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Johns and Rev. Larry Altman officiating.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Harris, Ronald Altman, Jr., Chris Keller, Jr., Benjamin Sawyer, Zach Fussell, Wyatt Blount, Jason Bedgood, and Cordell Wainright.

Family and pallbearers are asked to be at the cemetery Sunday by 1:00PM.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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