Mary Harris, 85, of Decatur, left earth on May 15, 2023 joining Dad (Dave) in Heaven.
She was born January 21, 1938 in Decatur, the daughter of Charles and Pauline (Denni) Hickman. She married David “Dave” Harris at age 19 and Dave was 21. They were married 65 years. Dad preceded her in death August 21, 2022
Mom and Dad were faithful lifelong members of Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Decatur IL. Mom was always busy doing something. She despised idleness. Her lifelong role of being a Wife and Mother was of the highest calling. The Heavenly Angels have welcomed a new member with the words “well done good & faithful servant”.
Thank you Mom for being an example to live by.
She is survived by three sons: Dave (Jennifer), Todd (Kathy), Greg (Sharon); 6 Grandchildren; 9 Great Grandchildren; Siblings: Norma, Bob, Betty, Bill & Jim
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dave Harris; and sister, Carolyn
Memorial service will be 4:30 PM, Saturday, June 3, 2023 at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur. Visitation will be 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Saturday, June 3 at the funeral home. Memorials in Mary’s honor may be made to Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 2155 North Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526