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James “Buster” Harris

Graveside service for James “Buster” Harris, age 93, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, 2020, at Nelta Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday August 16, 2020, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Harris passed away Friday, August 14, 2020, at Wesley House Assisted Living in Sulphur Springs, Texas.

James “Buster” Harris was born on July 12, 1927, in Gunter, Texas to Thomas Jefferson and Annie Lou Harris. He married Glenda Simmons in Hugo, OK, on September 22, 1951; she preceded him in death on 2019. He worked as a mechanic, dairyman, and proudly served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his children, Terry and Sherry Harris of Knox City, Texas, Tony and Gloria Harris of Sulphur Bluff, Tanya and Ricky Massey of Sulphur Springs, TyJuana Pettit of Edmond, OK, Tiffany and Rick Cross of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Josh, Jeremy and Jonah Massey, Brandyn Harris and Brittney Harris Baxter, Jacob, Caleb and Matthew Harris, Jessica Kinser, Ashley Davis and Sam Pettit, Brennan and Blair Bassham and Laramie Massey; twenty-nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

James was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Glenda Harris; and eleven brothers and sisters.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
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James Buster Harris
James Buster Harris

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