Harris, Edgar Blane -
Collins - Edgar “Ed” B. Harris age 79 of Collins, MO, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 13, 1941, in Murray, AR, to Thomas J. and Martha Pallestine (Youngblood) Harris. He was united in marriage to Bunny, January 9, 1960, and to this union two children were born.
Ed loved to hunt, fish, and provide housing for a colony of over 100 purple Martins. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing at church and local gatherings. He had a strong work ethic, a willingness to help others, and a great sense of humor.
He is preceded in death by his parents; Siblings: Robert Harris, Marvin Harris, Susie Champlin, Eilene Manning, Rufis Harris, Jesse Harris, Lonnie Earl Harris, Dorothy Vanderpool, Gene Harris, and Elvie Cain.
Ed is survived by his wife of 61 years, Bunny; two children: Tim Harris of Collins, MO, and Marcie Hayes and husband Mike of St. Louis, MO; two grandchildren: Anthony Harris and wife Haleigh of Bolivar, MO, and Mackenzie Harris of Weaubleau, MO, and their mother Teressa Harris of Weaubleau, MO; two great grandchildren: Onnalynn and Dawson; two brothers: James Harris, and Riley Harris and his wife Billie all of Collins, MO; a brother in-law Joe York of Pittsburg, KS; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Osceola Community Church: P.O. Box 114 Osceola, MO 64776. Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.
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316 E. Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO 65613