On Sunday, July 22, 2018, Sister Nellie Mae Harris departed for her heavenly home after a 100 year journey on this earth. She was born January 30, 1918 to Mr. Robert Harris and Mrs. Mamie Sims Harris in Union Parish Louisiana. She moved to Sterlington and then traveled to California returning to Monroe in 1954 where she joined the Zion Springs Baptist Church and was a faithful servant and church clerk for over 55 years. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon and sons Jesse Carpenter and Charles Harris. Her son Robert Mason preceded her in death.
She also is survived by two sisters, seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
A homegoing celebration will be held at Zion Springs Baptist Church Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Viewing will be from 1:00-7.00 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home.