Beverly Ann Harris


Harris   Beverly Ann Harris, age 78, passed away April 20, 2014 at Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield, IA.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Behner Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am, Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Behner Funeral Home with Stephen Burns officiating.  Following the service the body will be cremated.  Burial of cremains will be held at a later date at Garrett Cemetery north of Delta.

Bev was born November 17, 1935 to Jack A. and Genevieve (Garrett) Rockwell in Rose Hill, IA.  On February 11,1956 she married James Lee Harris in What Cheer, IA.

Bev and Jim lived in the Fairfield area from 1963 – 1980 returning to Fairfield in December 2013.  Bev opened Allen Travel Agency in 1966 and was involved in the family business until it closed.  Bev’s hobbies included bowling, golfing, fishing, traveling, quilting, knitting and crocheting. She continued her crafting hobbies until her last days, providing friends and family many treasured memories.

Bev was very involved in the Fairfield community belonging to various community organizations.  She and Jim loved attending her kids and grandkids activities.

Bev is survived by her husband, James; 3 children, Jeffrey L. (Mary) Harris of Marshalltown, IA, Kirk Harris of Fairfield,  LeAnne Harris of Fairfield; 5 grandchildren, JoAnne Harris, Benjamin (Chelby) Harris, Jilianne Harris, Jackson Harris and Cody Moran and great grandchild, Jacey Harris.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be sent to 1705A Linden Drive, Fairfield IA 52556

She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 infant sister, Linda.