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Obituary for Harry W. Farris

Harry W. Farris, 97, of Petal passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Forrest General Hospital. Services will be Friday, September 22, 2017, at 11:30 a.m., at Moore Funeral Home in Petal, followed by burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Mr. Farris proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II under General Patton in Germany and France.
He was the owner of H. W. Farris Plumbing and Heating and a plumbing contractor for more than 50 years.
He was preceded in death by a son, Billy Farris; his parents, Elisha and Viola Farris; four brothers, J. D. Farris, James Farris, Pete Farris, and Wilborn Farris; and one sister, Naomi Reeves.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of sixty-nine years, Nettie Farris of Petal; a son, Ron (Leisa) Farris of Madison; a daughter-in-law, Tommie Farris of Petal; four grandchildren, Brian and Jamie Farris of Petal, Noah Farris of Madison, and Joshua Farris of Madison; one great-granddaughter, Clara Farris of Petal; a sister, Lillian Spencer of Calhoun City, MS; a brother, Homer Farris of Petal; and numerous nieces and nephews.
His family is grateful to the many friends and family members who shared his life, and particularly to those who ministered to his needs in the final days of his life.
Visitation will be Friday, September 22, 2017 from 10:30 to service time at Moore Funeral Home in Petal.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes that donations be made to The Gideon’s International at, P.O. Box 097251, Washington D.C. 20090-7251, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105, or to the Charity of your choosing.

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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moore Funeral Service - Petal

789 East Central Ave.
Petal, MS 39465





11:30 AM
Moore Funeral Service - Petal

789 East Central Ave.
Petal, MS 39465

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Hillcrest Cemetery

300 Hillcrest Loop
Petal, MS 39465


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