Patricia “Elouise” Harris

Patricia “Elouise” Harris, 81, of Waldo passed away on January 12, 2020. Born in Rose Hill, Alabama on January 8, 1939, Elouise has been a lifelong resident of the Waldo area. She graduated from Gainesville High School and attended Santa Fe Community College. She retired from Florida Farm Bureau as a Senior Policy Analyst. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Waldo, where she was children’s choir director, choir member, and Sunday school teacher as well as other roles for many years. She enjoyed reading and cooking. She had a caretaker’s heart, always willing to help anyone and fix them a bite to eat. You never saw Elouise without a smile on her face.
Elouise was preceded in death by her parents, Olin Worley and Ellen “Irene” Williams, and her brother Dan Worley. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, E.F. Harris, and her two sons Rhett (Sheri) Harris and Randy Harris. Two grandsons, Garrett (Breanna) and Trevor, and granddaughter Chloe. Sisters Joyce Matthews, June (Harvey) Cribbs, and Pennie (Steve) Lefkowitz.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 17, 2020 at the First Baptist Church of Waldo 14370 Kennard Street Waldo, FL, with family receiving friends for one hour prior. Interment will follow in Saluda Cemetery in Orange Heights, FL. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the First Baptist Church of Waldo “Music Ministry” P. O. Box 216 Waldo, FL 32694.
Arrangements are in the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 S. Main Street Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!