Betty Jo Holcombe Harris

Betty Jo Holcombe Harris, 86, of Ball Ground, died Feb. 4, 2018, at Canton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

A lifelong resident of Ball Ground, she was a devoted wife and mother and was the pianist at her church, Ball Ground First Baptist, for more than 50 years.

She is preceded in death by husband of 55 years, Lamar Harris; and parents, Chester Lee and Irene Montgomery Holcombe.

She is survived by children, Steve (Susan) Harris, of Ball Ground, Lee (Becky) Harris, of Ellijay, Marsha (Eric) Slagle, of Columbia, S.C., Melba Harris, of Louisville, Ky., and Alan (Terri) Harris, of Canton; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Ball Ground First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jeff Brown officiating.

Interment was in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Ball Ground First Baptist Church building fund.

The family would also like to recognize the staff at Canton Nursing Center for the loving care provided to Betty Jo over the past four years.

Darby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

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P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
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