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Taylor Lee Harris

Taylor Lee Harris

Taylor Lee Harris, age 74, was born July 24, 1946 at Lewis County (Hohenwald), TN to the union of Herman Lester and Addie Whitehead Harris. He departed this life Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, TN.

Taylor was united in marriage to the former Janice Stricklin on Saturday, November 29, 1980.  He was a 1964 graduate of Wayne County High School, a retired licensed telecommunication installer spanning 50 years and owned T.H.T. (Taylor Harris Telecommunication), working several states. He was a past president and director for Waynesboro Dixie Youth Baseball and was presently serving as Asst. Dixie Youth Director for District 3 in Tennessee. Taylor was instrumental in implementing Waynesboro Jaycees in the 60’s and 70’s. He attended Leatherwood Baptist Church, where he enjoyed his church family and fellowships.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son: Anthony Lynn Harris; brother: Billy Joe Harris; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Jay W. and Mary Ada Berry Stricklin.

Survivors include his wife: Janice Stricklin Harris; and son: Brian Lee Harris (Tina), all of Waynesboro, TN; granddaughter: Keisha Harris Cherry (Chad) of Henderson, TN; grandsons: Brilee Anthony Harris and Brayson Avery Harris of Waynesboro, TN; great-grandsons: Case and Jase Cherry of Henderson, TN; sister: Diane Harris Bryant of Ethridge, TN; sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Joyce and Ronald Burks; nieces and nephews: Ronnie, Amy, Jay, Brandy, Ava Kate, Tucker, Austin, Kaci and Sutton Burks, Stan, Melanie, Izzy, Evan and Ian Pope, Randal, Loria, Raymond, Samantha, Reece and Zoe Morrow and LaRanda, Anthony and Dalton Strickland; special family friends: Roger, Sharon, Nicole, Erica and Diana Davenport.

Graveside services and interment for Taylor Lee Harris were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Memorial Gardens of Wayne County, Waynesboro, TN with Bro. David Miller and Bro. Dion Pulley officiating. Shackelford Funeral Directors, Wayne County was in charge of all arrangements.

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