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Jewel Harris

December 23, 1936 — January 19, 2010

Jewel L. Harris, 73, of Williamsburg, went home to meet her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 19, at Reid Hospital in Richmond following a brief illness.

She was born December 23, 1936 in Henry County, Indiana to James Parker Stanley and Irene Beard Stanley. She graduated from Whitewater High School in 1954. She married Larry G. Harris on March 18, 1955.

Jewel was a clerk at Ace USA in Richmond and was a member of the Fountain City Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed cooking and centered her life around her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

Jewel will be missed by her husband, Larry, of Williamsburg; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and David Lamb, of Centerville, and Patty and Bill Barker, of Fountain City; grandchildren, P.J. Smith, Matt Smith, Tressa Millsaps, Autumn Sharp, Jewelia Lamb, Jackie Davis and her husband, Ryan; her great-granddaughter, Amiyah Davis; her mother-in-law, Margaret Harris, of Richmond, and several nieces and nephews.

Jewel was preceded in death by her parents, 1 grandson, William Joshua Smith; and 2 brothers, Harold L. Stanley and James C. "Jimmy" Stanley.

A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Greg Boyce at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 22 at the Fountain City Wesleyan Church, 5600 North US 27, Richmond. Interment will follow in Greens Fork South Cemetery.

Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, at the Fountain City Wesleyan Church.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, Central Indiana Area Service Center, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278.

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