In Memoriam: Charlene Harris

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 In Memoriam

Published Thursday, November 18, 2021

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Charlene M. Harris, an agent with BEST Real Estate Company, passed away on November 13, 2021, at the age of 71.

Charlene McGowan Harris was born July 17, 1950, in Somerville, TN to Annie Lee Howse and John McGowan. She graduated from Manassas High School and attended college at Memphis State University.

Afterward, she embarked on a career in real estate that lasted over 40 years. She was an active member of True Love Baptist Church, participating in church events and serving on the women's caucus.

Charlene was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Benjamin F. Harris; her brother, James McGowan; four children, Bennie, Angela, Varita and Jason; eight grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Thursday, November 18, 4–6 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Friday, November 19 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church.