Charlene R Harris

September 10th, 1935 to May 20th, 2024

Charlene Roberta Harris, 88, of Port Huron, died Monday, May 20, 2024.

She was born September 10, 1935 in Los Angeles, California. She married H. Roy Harris on June 24, 1960 in Omaha, Nebraska. He preceded her in death on July 21, 1999.

After graduating high school, Charlene enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served as a secretary to General Curtis LeMay at Strategic Air Command. Charlene enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, owning and riding horses, and watching her kids and grandkids show horses. She also enjoyed crafting, painting, sewing, and made the best pies. Charlene was especially fond of her canine companion, Beau.

She is survived by six children, Patty Gentle, Chuck Harris, Beverly O’Hare, Linda Harris (Jeff), Karen (Randy) Jones, and John (Lara) Harris; 21 grandchildren; 43 great grandchildren; 21 great-great grandchildren; special niece and nephew, Darlene and Don Barnes; brother, Paul Jones; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fredrick and Carol Foster; grandson, Stephen Jones; and mother-in-law, Virginia Lauritsen.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2024 in Ruby Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the U.S Air Force and the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Honor Guard.

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