Retha Plymel Harris
Retha Plymel Harris, 71, of Moultrie, went home to Heaven, Wednesday November 13, 2019 after a stay at Magnolia Manor.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Cobb Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Robert McCoy officiating. Interment will follow in Hopewell Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Casketbearers will be Matt Cowan, Michael Foster, Jerry Laney, Shane Plymel, Shane Plymel Jr., John Reeves, Walter Reeves, Greg Shiver, and Sidney South
Born May 14, 1948 in Moultrie, she was the daughter of the late A.B. Plymel and Eula Mae Joiner Plymel. After graduating from Moultrie High School, she had planned to attend Emory University to become a pharmacist, but even after her father had sent their first payment, she had her heart stolen by Robert Earl Harris and went with him to serve our country as an Army wife. Later upon returning to Moultrie, she worked for 35 years at Riverside Manufacturing Company as a marker planner. Mrs. Harris was a member of Autreyville Baptist Church who served in the nursery for almost 30 years where she could love on babies. She will be forever missed, not only by her family but by many sweet friends who will look forward to seeing her again someday.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Earl Harris.
Survivors include her daughter, Sydney Harris Wing and husband Jonathan of Augusta; sister, Barbara Plymel Hall of Moultrie and daughter Heather Leigh Cowan and husband Matt; brother, Ron Plymel and Vi of Tallahassee, Florida and sons Justin Plymel and Shane Plymel and his son Shane Plymel Jr.; niece, Ginger McQueen Reeves, husband John and son John Walter McQueen Reeves who thought of Mrs. Harris as a grandmother and called her Mimi; cousin, Marsha Barker Harris; aunt Patricia Knox of Moultrie.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Deborah Aldinger
Nov 14, 2019
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Nov 14, 2019
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Deborah (Rogers) Aldibger
Nov 14, 2019
Sadly, I lost touch with her over the years but remember her ever so fondly. My deepest sympathies to all her family. Hugs to all.