FRANKLINTON--Fonnie Thalbert "Doot-sie" Harris Jr., 85, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. The family will receive friends at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at Franklinton Baptist Church. A graveside service will be held following the visitation at 4 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton, with the Rev. David Averette officiating.
He was born in Franklin County to the late Fonnie Thalbert Harris, Sr. and Ada Simms Harris. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Emily Brown Harris, three brothers and five sisters.
Surviving: daughter, Sylvia Pullen (Mitch); three grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 3131 RDU Center Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560 or to Franklinton Baptist Church, 102 W. Mason Street, Franklinton, NC 27525.
Arrangements by Cornerstone Funeral Home 1052 South First Street, Nashville. Words of comfort may be shared at www.cornerstonefuneralhomeandcremations.com.