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Lois Edna Harris

September 16, 1920 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 100)

Obituary

Lois Harris, 100, died Friday, February 12, 2021 at Brookside Assisted Living in Overbrook.  Lois was born in Welda, Kansas the daughter of Frank and Maggie Watkins.  She attended school at Welda and College at Allen County and Pittsburgh State earning a teaching degree.

She married Delbert Harris of Overbrook on June 1, 1947 and resided in the Overbrook area the rest of her life. She was a farm wife. From this union, two children were born, Galen and Nelta.

Lois was a great pie baker. She made pies for the Overbrook Livestock Sale Barn Café for years.  She enjoyed playing games at Brookside and doing word search and jigsaw puzzles. Coffee was her favorite beverage.

Delbert died in 1987. Her three sisters, Elsie, Mable and Arlis preceded her in death.  She leaves behind her son, Galen (Lavon) Harris and daughter, Nelta Land.  Five grandchildren, Kristy (Rich) Hamit, Karrie Rowe, Kelly (Jack) Lehman, Alane (Rusty) Ecord and Delvin (Keri) Harris.  Eleven great-grandkids, Dylan and Shelby Harris, Katie and Chloe Ecord, Stella and Sydney Lehman, Abigail, Ashlynn and Ava Rowe, Harris Marie and Brenden (Kiersten) Hamit. Two great-great grandchildren, Bryson and Emmaline Hamit.

Lois was cremated. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Condolences may be sent to the Harris family through www.lamb-roberts.com.  Memorial contributions may be made to Brookside Assisted Living or Overbrook United Methodist Church and sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524.

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