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Rebecca Chambers Harris

March 6, 1925 - September 17, 2018

Burial Date September 22, 2018

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Rebecca Chambers “Mimi” Harris, 93, of Nathalie passed away Monday, September 17, 2018 at Guggenheimer Health and Rehab. She was the wife of the late Burnis M. Harris.

Mrs. Harris was born in Tillatoba, Miss, March 6, 1925, a daughter of the late William Vernon Chambers and Sally Louise Taylor Chambers.

Rebecca worked 30 years for Bell South in Memphis, Tenn. as a construction clerk. Upon retirement she and her husband retired to South Boston, and later after his death, she moved to Nathalie. She loved reading the Bible and talking about God.

She is survived by a son, Harvey Ross Leamond (Eva) of Nathalie; two grandsons, Lee Eric Leamond (Nicole) of Partlow, John Leamond (Chrystal) of Long Island; two great-grandchildren, Rachel Sara and Caleb Taylor; one sister, Fay Ables (Jerry) of Phenix City, Ala.; seven nieces, Carol Whitey, Donna Chambers, Joan Pritchett, Carla Wade, Fay Ables Bishop, Melanie Ables Bishop and Betty Ann “Pete” Fox; two nephews, Brian Chambers, and Bobby Francher. She was preceded in death by three brothers, William Vernon, Jr., Howard, and Ray Chambers; one sister, Jewel Chambers Fancher.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 22, 2018 by the family at the Leamond Family Cemetery in Nathalie.