Mr. Alfred W. Harris Sr.
Sunrise: July 15th 1936
Sunset: October 13th 2012
The Harris, Jenkins, Gbor, Dahn and Wright families sadly announce the home-going of our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and cousin Mr. Alfred W. Harris Sr. (Boy Alfred) as he was affectionately called. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, the late Mrs. Sally Wilson Harris. This sad but peaceful event occurred on Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina after a brief, but sudden illness.
Mr. Harris was a member of the Special Security Service of the Republic of Liberia and served under both the Tubman and Tolbert administrations.
He leaves to mourn his loss, his children; Alfred W. Harris Jr., Amanda Harris Wright (Richard), Rita Harris Reeves(Joseph), Harriett Harris Bradbury, Tania Tannah Harris Bradbury, Tennie Harris, Alida Jenkins Obinyan (Paul), Ernest Jenkins Sr. (Lillian), Edwin Jenkins Sr. (Patricia),Catherine Jenkins Thomas (pre-deceased)(Timothy), and Lafayette Y. Jenkins Sr. (pre-deceased)(Betty).
He also leaves to mourn his loss, his brothers; Samuel Gbor, Robert Gbor, Isacc Dahn Sr., his sisters; Lucinda York Banks, Eva Weeks Morris, his nephews; Isacc Dahn Jr., Michael Dahn, Enoch Gbor, Patrick Gbor, 26 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives who reside both in the United States and Liberia.
Viewing: Friday, October 26th 2012 at 10:00am
Home going Service: Friday, October 26th 2012 at 11:00am
Marvin A.M.E. Zion Church
1525 Crane Road
Marvin, NC 28173
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to:
Account # 3000035353017
Ref: Amanda Wright
Alfred W. Harris Jr. @ 704-299-2560
Amanda Harris Wright @ 704-345-5630 / 704-843-0339
Tennie L. Harris @ 443-803-2419
Richard A. Wright Sr. @ 704-345-5631