Euodias Harris, age 100, moved from her Heavenly Home, Sunday, December 1, 2013 from Marshall, Texas. Euodias was born August 21, 1913 in Thrall, Texas, to Alvin and Myrtle Bownds. She lived most of her life near Kenedy, Texas. She retired from the Kenedy Independent School District in August, 1977. Her church service was primarily in the Green Baptist Church near Kenedy, Texas and currently a member of the First Baptist Church, Tuleta, Texas.
She enjoyed teaching, canning, sewing, gardening, cooking and most of all; spending time with family and friends. She was recognized as a great homemaker; a devoted wife, mother grandmother and hostess to a multitude of people.
Euodias is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 67 years, John L. Harris; her son, John Ray Harris and wife Carol; two sisters and two brothers. She is survived by her two daughters, Barbara Atkinson and husband Franklin of Marshall and NormaNoah and husband Don of Corpus Christi; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and one sister, Joy Bailey.
Visitation will be held, Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas. Funeral services will be held, 11:00 A.M., Saturday in the Chapel. Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery.
The family would be honored if memorials be given to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, Gideon’s International or a charity of personal choice.