Mrs. Rose Ann Harris died Saturday, February 5, 2011 at her home. She was born March 4, 1910 in Newark, Ohio (Licking County) to the late James Edward and Rosa Florence (Hoffer) Whyde.
She was a member of the Second Baptist Church and a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 764 of Hanover, Ohio.
She is survived by three sons, James R. (Mildred L.) Harris of Newark, Byron L. (Linda S.) Harris of Newark, Earl K.M. (Dagmar "Dosha") Harris of Newark; two sisters, Clarabelle North of Newark, Nellie Bailey of Newark; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Harris in November 1984; sister, Lucy Bennett; brothers, John Whyde, Earl Whyde, Clarence Whyde and Robert Whyde.
A funeral service for Rose Ann Harris, 100, of Newark, will be held Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Newark chapel of Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Gordon officiating.
Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery
Calling hours will be observed Tuesday, February 8, 2011 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, 1850 West Main Street.
The family requests memorial contributions to Hospice of Central Ohio Foundation, P.O. Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058-0430
Additional tribute information is available at www.vocfh.com
Published in The Advocate on February 7, 2011