“Success is getting what you want and happiness is wanting what you get.”  Ibo proverb*

The next gathering of the Harris and Stafford Families will be on Sunday, May 3, 2015.  


Make plans to attend our fellowship reunion, especially Sunday,

to meet and greet our elders like we did when Mama Elsie

lovingly looked upon us in the crowd of relatives and friends.



Paying homage to our Ancestors

“Gone but not forgotten”


Barry Lewis Harris, Sr.

June 23, 1948 – September 30, 2014

 Parents:  B.J. & Lena (Campbell) Harris

Paternal Grandparents:  Bennie & Elsie Robelia (Stafford) Harris

Maternal grandparents: Ethelbert “Guy”& Lulu Elizabeth (Tilghman) Campbell

 The "Praise The Lord" Services honoring the life of Barry Harris will take place on

Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Public Visitation - 4:00pm until 6:31pm
Seating of Family & Friends - 6:31 until 6:54pm
Reflective Moment 6:54 until 7:00pm
“Praise The Lord” Memorial Service - 7:00pm

South East Side Church of Christ

Bishop Don Burnell Holly - Presiding
4221 Riverdale Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38141
901. 405.1347

MJ Edwards Stage Road Chapel


Cedric Collins, Funeral Director In Charge
4445 Stage Road 
Memphis, Tennessee 38128 

To read his obituary click here:

Elizabeth Hines Atkins

11/20/1941 – 07/16/14

Memphis, TN

Parents: Robert and Bernice Collins Hines

Philana A. Harris’ mother, wife of Antonio Harris

Antonio is the grandson of our family patriarch,

B.J. Harris and the late Lena Campbell Harris


Thursday, July 24, 2014; 5pm to 7pm; R.S. Lewis Funeral Home

Friday, July25, 2014; 11am; St. Augustine Catholic Church

Click here to sign guest book


*African Quotes: “The Black Woman’s Gumbo Ya-Ya”

Nature Photos & Graphics: Courtesy of sammcards.  Disclaimer

In all that you do, stay healthy and happy!