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Vern Harris

August 25, 1939 — June 12, 2017

Vern Harris, 77, of El Dorado passed on Monday, June 12, 2017. She was born on August 25, 1939 in El Dorado, Arkansas to L.C. Welch and Verda B. Williams Vern was a former employee of Warner Brown and a member of Zion Watch Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son. She is survived by her sons; Tim Welch (Jackie) of Tucson, Arizona, Johnny Davis of El Dorado, AR, Eric Harris of El Dorado, AR and Charles Harris of Marion, Ohio; one daughter, Marion E. Johnson of Arlington, TX and one brother, Don Welch of Pine Bluff, AR. She also leaves ten grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Public visitation will be Friday, June 23, 2017 from 12 noon until 4:30 p.m. at Sims Mortuary. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Zion Watch Baptist Church with Rev. Donald Dredd, officiant. Interment will be in Fellowship Cemetery in Lillie, La under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Vern Harris, please visit our flower store.

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