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Pastor John Andrew Harris

September 5, 1952 November 21, 2019
Pastor John Andrew Harris
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The Painting Preacher

John A. Harris was born on September 5, 1952, in Germantown, Tennessee, to the late Bertha M. Cooper Harris and Walker Lee Harris, Sr.

John confessed his beliefs in Christ at an early age at the Taylor Chapel CME Church in Germantown, Tennessee, under the late Rev. L.C. Moore. He attended Neshoba Elementary, Geeter Jr. High School and Whitehaven High. Later, he became a member, deacon, and Associate Minister at New Friendship M.B. Church under the leadership of Pastor Issac A. Wright. John followed God's calling and became the Pastor of Old Nonconnah M.B. Church in 1996, where he remained Pastor and Spiritual Leader of many for 23 years. John was the Lead Singer of the Legendary Gospel Quartet "The Dixie Harmonizers" and owner of 5J Painting & Co., producing exquisite work for over 30 yrs. John was also an Inductee into the Memphis Bowlers Association Hall Of Fame in 2012. John was a loving, hard-working family man of many skills and talents; he was a pool shark, a craftsman, painter, songwriter, and outdoorsman. He departed this life on November 21, 2019, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Proceeding him in death where his parents, Bertha M. Cooper and Walker Lee Harris, Sr., his loving wife Doris P. Harris, one sister, Emma Williams, and five of his brothers Johnny, Ricky, Walker Jr., O.B. and Major Harris.

He leaves to cherish his lessons and memories his two sons, Jarvis (Cassandra) & Jeremy (Erica) Harris, three grandchildren Joshua Harris, Madison Harris, and Jeremy Jr., three sisters, Bertha (Billy) Marshall, Geraldine Moore, and Sarah Powell, two brothers Calvin (Liz) Harris and Jerry (Stephanie) Harris and a whole bunch of nieces, nephews, relatives, members and friends forever.

And last but not least Ms. Linda.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

29

Nov

5:00 PM 11/29/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/29/2019 7:00:00 PM
Old Nonconnah Missionary Baptist Church

3257 Old Hernando Rd.
Memphis, Tennessee 38018

Old Nonconnah Missionary Baptist Church
3257 Old Hernando Rd. Memphis 38018 Tennessee
United States

Visitation

Saturday

30

Nov

10:00 AM 11/30/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:55 AM 11/30/2019 10:55:00 AM
Cathedral of Praise

8200 Macon Road
Cordova, Tennessee 38018

Cathedral of Praise
8200 Macon Road Cordova 38018 Tennessee
United States

Service

Saturday

30

Nov

11:00 AM 11/30/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/30/2019 12:00:00 PM
Cathedral of Praise

8200 Macon Road
Cordova, Tennessee 38018

Cathedral of Praise
8200 Macon Road Cordova 38018 Tennessee
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Forest Hill Cemetery South Final Resting Place

2545 E. Holmes Rd
Memphis, TN 38118

2545 E. Holmes Rd Memphis 38118 TN
United States
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