George Rodgers Harris
Funeral Date: 5/20/2019

Obituary:
George Rodgers Harris age 86, of Calmer, Arkansas passed away May 16, 2019 in Little Rock Arkansas after a lengthy illness. He was born October 30, 1932 in Randall Arkansas to the parents of Ethel Rodgers Harris and Edward Harris. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict stationed in Jacksonville Arkansas, Greenville Mississippi, and Thule Greenland. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, a member of Mill Creek Masonic Lodge #178, Scottish Rite, Sahara Shrine Temple, and Pine Bluff Chapter USABDA. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Eloise Jones Harris of Little Rock and two daughters, Rhonda Reilly (Jim), Bonnerdale, Ark and Carmen Tucker (Charles), Rye, Ark; a sister Almarieda Hyatt, Pine Bluff Ark; 4 grandchildren, Allison White, Travis Reilly, Lisa Davis, Kacy Johnson and 10 great grandchildren. Rodgers was preceded in death by his parents and brother Kenneth Edward Harris. He was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Calmer. Rodgers graduated from Woodlawn High School in 1951 and attended the University of Arkansas Monticello until joining the USAF. After military service he worked in Pine Bluff for City Electric and International Paper. In 1964 he moved his wife and family to Natchitoches, LA where they were partners in brick plants and other ventures. He later moved his family to Naples, FL with partners to develop a Real Estate project. Upon completion of the Real Estate project Rodgers and his family moved back to Natchitoches where he retired in 1980. Once retired he and his wife moved back to Arkansas to be with family and friends. Funeral service was 2:00PM Monday, May 20th at Enon Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Stroh and Rev. Doney Blackerby officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Travis Reilly, Chris Johnson, Jake McClain, Lindon Davis, DeWayne Tooke, Tim Jones, Michael Jones and Tommy Tooke.

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Name: Joe & Donna Daven
Message: Carmen, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish all the wonderful memories you have of your Dad. May God grant you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Name: jean & luis romano
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Billy & Sarah Morris
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this hard time. Sorry for your loss. (friends of Kacy Johnson)

Name: Danny and Brenda Adair
Message: So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

Name: Emily Lasiter
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Name: Linda Newman
Message: So sorry for your loss , he was our neighbor her at Calmer

Name: Alma Ruth McKinley
Message: I am very sorry for your loss. George was a great friend to Bill and I. We always enjoyed our times together and treasured his friendship. Your family is in my prayers.

Name: Beverly and Jerry Davis
Message: Prayers for you all, as we learned of Rogers’ passing today. A great man, loved by us all.

Name: Boyce Alfred Miller
Message: I am Alfred Millers son, I would have been at the funeral to represent Daddy, but only found out last night. So sorry for your loss, Daddy talked about Roger and his early childhood alot. I Timothy 4:14

Name: Sam & Brenda Mercer
Message: Praying for God’s Peace to be with you all during this time