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Mary Ann (Pender) Harris January 7, 1939 - June 14, 2020

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

Mary Ann (Pender) Harris, age 81, died Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Generations Assisted Living in Saltillo, MS. She was born on January 7, 1939, to parents Harvey Pender and Thelma (Anthony) Pender in Lee County. She lived most of her life in the Nettleton area but for the past year and a half, she had been residing at the Generations Assisted Living Facility in Saltillo, MS. She loved singing in the choir, reading her Bible, cooking, and gardening. She was was a retired registered nurse. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nettleton.

Survivors include her husband Robert Troy Harris of Nettleton, two daughters; Linda Harris Swinney (Richie) of Saltillo, Tammy Harris King (Mike) of Columbus, MS; one grandchild Robert William “Will” Hutcheson: two great-grandchildren Addison Skye Hutcheson and Brogan Troy Hutcheson. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers; Leasel Pender and Dank Pender, one sister; Ruby Waddle, and stepmother Dulcie (Gray) Pender.

Nettleton, MS

  • There will be a graveside service Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Nettleton Cemetery. Bro. Ron Cotton will be officiating.
  • Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Nettleton will be in charge of arrangements.
  • There will be no public visitation.


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    RON COTTOM says

    My sincerest condolences to the family and friends. I pray God’s peace to give you all comfort.

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    Brenda buchanan simpson says

    To the family of mrs Mary Ann Harris ,I am sadden to hear about mrs. Harris death. She was a very nice and loving person .i meet mrs Harris at the generations we conduct bible classes there and she alway sit in on the classes she had a deep knowledge of god word and she had a strong faith in god . I hope to see mrs Harris at John 5-28-29 and rev 21-4- mrs Harris and I often talk about these verses ..so I just want to let the family know we extend our deepest sympathy to you all and encourage you to look forward to seeing her again… may the god of peace be with you all…I am from Nettleton I told mrs Harris I was and she was just tickles to fine out she knew my mother..

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    Debra Boone says

    Linda and Tammy, I am so sad to find out Ann has passed away. I just saw the obituary in the paper this morning.I always had a great respect for her. You had 81 wonderful years with her and I hope that brings you comfort. I know Troy will be lost without her. I will be thinking and praying for all of y’all.

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    Judy Magers says

    Linda and Tammy, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I have such fond memories of singing in the choir with her.

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    Tracy, Addyson, Brogan Hutcheson says

    Linda, Tammy and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Ann! Prayers to you and your family at this time. She was very loved by all of us!!

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    Lynetta says

    I am sorry for your loss. The death of a family member is never easy. The God of the heavens promises a resurrection of the righteous (John 5:28,29)

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Donations can be made to Generations Assisted Living in Saltillo, MS in memory of Mrs. Harris.