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James Virle Harris

June 23, 1948 ~ July 2, 2021 (age 73)


 A Celebration of Life service for James Virle Harris, 73, of Clarksville, TN, will be Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Pleasant View Baptist Church. Pastors Jerry Jeter, Michael Osborne, and Matt Harris will officiate. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until the hour of service at the church.

James was born on June 23, 1948 in Clarksville, TN to Furman and Sallie Addcox Harris. He passed away on July 2, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones. 

James was a veteran of the United States Army and retired after over 45 years from Trane. He enjoyed fishing, playing and watching basketball, and was a UT fan. He loved volunteering for Disaster Relief efforts with the Southern Baptist Association and teaching Sunday School at Pleasant View Baptist Church. James was also a Chairman of Deacons, Brotherhood Director, and a choir member.

In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by his sisters, Emily Suiter and Frances Couch; and brothers, Sidney Harris and Joe Harris. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Shirley Harris; children, Michelle (Jeff) Davis and Matt (Karona) Harris; grandchildren: Dillon, Cadie, Riley, Macey, Hayvn, Kyler; sister, Betty Couch; and many friends and church family. 

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July 7, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Pleasant View Baptist Church, Clarksville

Celebration of Life
July 7, 2021

12:00 PM
Pleasant View Baptist Church, Clarksville

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