PLAIN DEALING – Funeral services for Mrs. Ethelene Hilburn Harris, age 84, will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the Plain Dealing Baptist Church, Plain Dealing, LA, with her grandson, Matt Impson officiating and assisted by Rev. James Hill. Interment will follow in Plain Dealing Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Plain Dealing, LA.
Visitation will be held Friday, February 27, 2015 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Mrs. Harris was born on August 10, 1930 to Ollie and Pauline Smith Hilburn in Plain Dealing, LA and passed away Monday, February 23, 2015 in Bossier City, LA. She was a lifelong resident of this area, was a member of the Plain Dealing Baptist Church and was a retired caregiver and bookkeeper.
She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Moore and husband, Don of Vicksburg, MS; Tina Hammett and husband, Max of Doyline, LA; two sons, Don Impson and wife, Susan of Shreveport, LA; Robert “Bobby” Harris and wife, Paula of Keithville, LA; brother, David “Buddy” Hilburn of Plain Dealing, LA; sister, Lorene Rachal and husband, Joe of Blanchard, LA; very special friend, Mary Helen Stoval of Plain Dealing, LA; eleven grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lafayette Harris, Jr. on April 30, 1977; her parents, sisters, Clariece Hamiter, LeErma White; brothers, Wilford, James and Reese Hilburn.
Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Strayhan, Gene Brown, Doug Hines, Ricky Hays, Terry Sullivan and Donnie Gray. Honorary pallbearer will be G.M. Dodson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Baptist Children’s Home in Monroe, LA.
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