Obituaries

Virginia Harris -

Virginia Carolyn Harris, 84, Jonesborough, entered into rest on Sunday, April 29, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Houston, TX.

A native of Johnson City, she was the daughter of the late Jordan P. and Julia Hayden Spurgeon.

Mrs. Harris was a devoted homemaker and retired from General Shale. She was a member of West Main Street Christian Church, where she served faithfully in several ministries.

Virginia is survived by daughters: Julia C. Penson, V. Carolyn McElrath, Edna L. Long, Rebecca M. Green, Clara C. Mingo and Patricia Owariu; two sons, Samuel D. Harris and James H.L. Harris.

Services were held at West Main Street Christian Church on Saturday, May 5, 2012; interment at Washington County Memory Gardens.

Professional services by Birchette Mortuary, Inc., 219 E. Millard St., Johnson City. www.birchettemortuary.com; (423) 926-6013.