Candles 01

Ora Elizabeth Harris

September 24, 1939 ~ April 15, 2021 (age 81)

Obituary Image

Obituary

Ora Elizabeth "Toot" Harris-Calling Hours and Funeral Services will be held at 10am and 11am respectively , Monday, April 26, 2021, at New Bethel Baptist Church, for Ms. Elizabeth Harris, 81, of Youngstown, Ohio went home to be with Lord as she departed this life on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at home surrounding by her children and grandchildren.

            Elizabeth was born September 24, 1939 in Clinton, SC, the one and only daughter of the late Mr. Thommie Harris Sr. and Mrs. Minnie Florence (Wilson) Harris. Elizabeth, affectionately known as "Toot" "Ms. Liz" "Ms. Harris" or "Lizzie Toot" by all that knew her, attended The Rayen School where she excelled in Basketball, Softball, and Track.

            Elizabeth was a life-long member of New Bethel Baptist Church. Elizabeth held many jobs, but she was last employed as a Home Health Care Provider. Elizabeth was an avid sports fan who loved the Pittsburgh Steelers, as she deemed herself, the #1 and Die Hard Fan.

            Elizabeth leaves to mourn her passing but rejoices in her eternal peace  her six children; Five daughters Geneen Harris (Tyrone Gregory), Michelle Harris, Sheila Harris of Pittsburgh, PA, Darla Harris, Claudia Harris and her one and only son Dr. Kevin Harris, Sr. (Deidre) of Atlanta, GA, and her oldest granddaughter Michelle Denise Harris whom she reared along with 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

            She was also survived by 4 brothers, Thommie Harris, Jr. (Vernell), Arthur Harris, Mickey Harris, and Curtis (Darlene) Harris; aunts, Roxanne Tate and Barbara (Andrew) Lane all of Youngstown and a host of family and friends. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Roosevelt "Rose" Harris, Herbert Harris, and Donald "Donnie" Harris, one grandson, Dante Simmons, and her grandparents, Johnny and Elizabeth Wilson and Ora and Dock Mosley. 

            Elizabeth was a dedicated mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and most of all a true Friend. She touched many lives and had a profound impact on the many people she met. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her. 

F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., was given the honor to serve the Harris Family during this difficult time of bereavement.

Please follow CDC guidelines (6 foot rule) for social distancing and wearing your mask over your mouth and nose. Please do not linger around so that the family can start their private funeral service promptly at 11 am

 

"To God Be the Glory, Thank you for this 81 year Story"

Respectfully submitted by Toot's Kids

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ora Elizabeth Harris, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Monday
April 26, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Bethel Baptist Church
1507 Hillman Street
Youngstown, OH 44507

Funeral Service
Monday
April 26, 2021

11:00 AM
New Bethel Baptist Church
1507 Hillman Street
Youngstown, OH 44507

Interment following funeral service
Monday
April 26, 2021

Tod Homestead Cemetery
2200 Belmont Ave
Youngstown, OH 44505

© 2021 F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy