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In Memory Of Our Poets

Benye Griggs (Harris) (1925-2014) - Class Of 1943

Benye Griggs Harris, 89, of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 8, 2014. Ms. Harris was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Edward Harris, Sr., and her two sons, Morris Edward Harris, Jr. ("Eddie"), and Travis Griggs Harris.

Ms. Harris is survived by her sister, Alice Griggs Cumbus; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Nowell Harris; grandchildren, Travis Edward Harris, Brittany Ann Harris, Ashley Harris Chancellor (David), Allyson Harris Griggers (Leighton); and a great-grandchild, Kylie Ann Cook.

She was an active member of McGehee Road Baptist Church, and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. 

Her Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at 1:30 PM at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by her Funeral Service at 2:30 PM at Leak Memory, with Rev. Keith Gamble officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to McGehee Road Baptist Church, or to a local charity of choice.

Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Dec. 13, 2014.