Bettye Joe Harris

Bettye Joe HarrisOBIT Bettye Harris
March 27, 1927 – July 2, 2015
BOWIE – Bettye Joe Harris, 88, passed away July 2, 2015 in Bowie, TX.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. July 6 at The White Family Funeral Home.
Funeral service was at 10 a.m. July 7 at the First Baptist Church of Bowie. Burial followed at Bellevue Cemetery.
Bettye was born March 27, 1927 in Deer Creek, TX to Wilson and Audra (Windle) Watson. She graduated from Joy High School. Bettye married H.B. Harris Sr. on April 10, 1944.
She worked for Haggar Slack Co. for 20 years, First National Bank for 13 years and Heards Hardware Store for five years. Bettye loved working in her flower beds and sewing. She played cards every Monday for the last 17 years including the Monday before she passed.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Wilson and Audra Watson; husband, H.B. Harris Sr.; son, Henry Harris Jr.; grandson, Dain Harris; brothers, John Watson and Ed Watson; and sisters, Ruth Kellye and Billy McKee.
Bettye is survived by her children, Sharon Billings and husband David, Denton, Joe Harris and wife Wendy, Dallas, Darlene Whetsell, Grapevine, Janna Fajardo and husband George, Greenville, SC, and Tammie Turano and husband Nick, Houston; 14 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister, Jane Perryman, Wichita Falls; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The First Baptist Church Building Fund at 307 Lindsey Street, Bowie, TX 76230 or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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