Roy “Sam” Harris

Roy “Sam” Harris, 91, of Forest, MS, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, at MS Care Center of Raleigh in Raleigh, MS.

He was born Monday, January 28, 1929.

Visitation was held Monday, February 17, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 1052 SCR 541 Forest, Mississippi.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.  Burial followed in Leaf River Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. James Maddox and Bro. Robert Hallman officiated.  Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Forest was in charge of arrangements.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Harris; his parents, Billark and Myrt Harris; three brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include his children, Scotty Harris (Betty), Jason D. Harris, Delton Harris (Cynthia), Samuel Harris (Eva), Susie Coats (Mark), Joyce Spangler (Vance), and Doris Norris (Woody); two sisters and one brother, Ola Mae Purvis, Mollie Leonard, and Darrel Harris.  He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were David Harris, Dakota Sneed, Marcus Coats, Travis Coats, Dusty Harris, and Steven Rayner.