Helen (Roode) Harris

December 31, 1923 ~ January 23, 2019 (age 95)


Helen Virginia Harris, 95, of Gallipolis, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

Born December 31, 1923, the life she lived was a great testament to her faith. She shared her faith and love with many on her life's journey. She raised 16 children, never complaining of the struggle. She had a heart of Thanksgiving.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Harris; a son, Stanton; two sons-in-law, Kenneth Robinson and William Sharp; a daughter-in-law, Martha Harris; two grandchildren, Michael and Summer Harris.

Left to cherish her memory are her 15 children; sons, Charles (Ann) Harris, Jr., Larry (Connie) Harris, Richard (Wilda) Harris, Bruce (Elvira) Harris, William (Nancy) Harris, Mario Barcelli, Vient Harris, Janusz Harris; daughters, Norma Ragland, Lela Sharp, Carol Robinson, Eve (Gary) Smeltzer, Faith (Ricky) George, Lesa (Greg) Sias, Shonda (Paul) Johnson; 42 grandchildren; 71 great grandchildren; 24 great, great grandchildren.

There will be a private family celebration of her life.


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