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Vergie Matilda Miller Harris

April 3, 1921 — July 19, 2022

Vergie Matilda Miller Harris, 101, passed away on July 19, 2022. She was born on April 3, 1921 near Athens, MS in Monroe County to John Terrell and Rosa Anna Miller.

Mrs. Harris, a lifelong resident of Aberdeen, MS, graduated from Aberdeen High School and finished her education at Tupelo Business College. After college, she worked as a full-time stenographer and bookkeeper for the Superintendent of Education, various doctors, and ultimately retiring in 1980 as bookkeeper for Aberdeen Furniture Co. 

She was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church in Aberdeen, MS.

Mrs. Harris is survived by her loving grandsons and their families. They include, John W. Morris (Angela) of Tunica, MS, Thomas J. Morris (Brandi) of Madison, MS, and David S. Morris (Julie) of Clinton, MS. She is also survived by twelve great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of sixty-eight years, Ellis E. Harris; children Rosalind J. Morris and Jenny Harris;

parents, Mr. and Mrs. John T. Miller; siblings Grady Miller, Eugene Miller, Erie Miller, Marannah Catherine Miller, and infant sister Frances Virginia Miller;

Services will be held at 11:00am on Friday, July 22, 2022 at First Baptist Church Aberdeen, MS with Rev. James Clardy presiding. Burial will follow at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery. A visitation will be held at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen, MS on Thursday, July 21, 2022 from 5:00-7:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to First Baptist Church of Aberdeen.

Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen, MS will be in charge of services.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, July 21, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Tisdale Lann Memorial Funeral Home

100 W Washington St , Aberdeen, MS 39730

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 22, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Aberdeen

Main Street, Aberdeen, MS 39730

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