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Phyllis D. Harris, 68, of Pierceton, IN passed away at 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born on February 7, 1950 in Wolf Lake, IN to Harry & Viola (Miller) Knox.
She was a lifetime Cromwell / North Webster area resident, graduated in 1968 from Cromwell High School, and attended Ravenscroft Beauty School in Fort Wayne. She was married on October 3, 1970 in Fort Wayne, IN to Joseph A. “Joe” Harris who preceded her on June 23, 2011. She was the owner / operator of Cromwell Storage since 1993, former owner / operator of Phyllis Head & Hair Beauty Shop in Knapp Lake for several years, and former co-owner / operator of Accur-Cut Machine Company in North Webster for 39 years.
She was a former member of the Tippecanoe Township Snow Mobile Club and rode as an Indiana Gal for the American Cancer Society.
She is survived by:
Daughter – Tanya (Martin) Johnson of Delaware, OH
Son – Kevin (Sara) Harris of Leesburg
5 Grandchildren – Jacob, Megan, Brandon, Erin, & Nathan
Mother – Viola Knox of Winona Lake
Brother – Larry (Donna) Knox of Cromwell
She was preceded in death by her father and husband.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. S.R. 15, Warsaw, IN. A graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Mock Cemetery Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN is in charge of arrangements.
Preferred memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Dr., Mishawaka, IN 46545.