GAINESVILLE -- Mrs. Nell Claire (Williams) Harris, age 91, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Friday, October 26, 2012 at her residence.

Services are scheduled for 11:00 am Monday, October 29, 2012 at Lanier Village Estates. The Reverend Richard Evans and Reverend Bruce Fields will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Riverside Cemetery in Albany, Georgia.

Nell was born March 11, 1921 in Baconton, Georgia and was the daughter of the late Edward Brooks Williams and Thalia (Watson) Williams. She was a graduate of ABAC and the University of Georgia. As a wife and homemaker she supported her husband throughout his career with Ralston Purina. In that time they lived in several states including Missouri, Indiana, Michigan and Georgia. She was an active member of the Baptist Church and also the local garden clubs. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Emmett Harris, Jr.; and a sister, Blanche W. Roesch.

Nell is survived by her son, Charles E. Harris, III of Cumming, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Edward Brooks Harris and Martha of Spartanburg, SC; nephew and wife, Edward A. Brown and Karen of Athens, GA; grandson and wife, Charles E. Harris, IV and Carrie; granddaughter, Kathleen T. Harris; great-grandson, Grayson Harris; great-nephews and niece, Brooks Brown, Ed Brown and Vicky Buschbaum.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to one of your favorite charities..

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Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel

Gainesville, GA 770/ 297-6200