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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
Joan Harris

Joan Mary Harris (Berlin)

Wednesday, August 30th, 1939 - Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Joan Mary Harris, 79, of Hot Springs, AR passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019 in a Hot Springs Hospital. She was Owner/Operator of Harris Interiors in Alma, a member of the Red Hat Society, a lifelong resident of Alma and of the Christian Faith. She was born August 30, 1939 in Detroit, MI to the late Harry and Fern (Finkbeiner) Berlin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Iris Laverne “Bud” Harris.
Graveside service will be 11:00 A. M. Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at U. S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.
Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Harris-Barrett and husband Randy of Mt. Ida, AR; son, William Craig “Bill” Harris and wife Julie of Belleville, IL; brother, Bill Berlin and wife Elizabeth of Franklin, MI; and 2 grandchildren, Tyler and Sean Harris.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Montgomery County Food Pantry, P.O. Box 1443, Mt. Ida, AR 72957.
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 11:00am
    U.S. National Cemetery
    6th and Garland
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
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    Reverend Randall Ray
  • Interment

    U.S. National Cemetery
    6th and Garland
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Anne Cristee

Posted at 07:47pm
My heart and prayers go out to you in the loss of your mother and your friend.
Anne Cristee

Posted at 05:14pm
My sincere condolences to all of you on Joan's passing. May your memories and thoughts of Joan help you during this painful time. Prayers and Strength being sent your way as Love to all of You. "Those we hold dearest never truly lea us" Respectively, Kathleen Skala

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