In memory of
Dr. Patricia Wilson Harris
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In memory of
Dr. Patricia Wilson Harris
Dr. Patricia Wilson Harris was born in Camden, Arkansas to the late Jasper Wilson and Willie B. Wilson Davis. She gained her heavenly wings on October 26, 2019. She is preceded in death by her brother Jasper Wilson Jr., her sister Audrey Wilson and her beloved husband Bennie E. Harris III. Dr. Harris served as a professor and administrator at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) for over 30 years. She was a former Chair of the Business Administration Department and retired as Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs. Dr. Harris was also an active participant in civic, community and business activities while a resident in New Orleans. She chaired or was a member of several state and local boards including the State Insurance Board of Louisiana, the New Orleans Levee Board (where she was the first African American female to serve on the board), the New Orleans Business and Industry Board, the New Orleans East Business Development Board and the Louisiana State Transportation Board. She will be remembered most for her loving heart and commitment to community. She leaves behind two daughters, Kimbeni and Patrika (Daryl) and four grandchildren (Aliyah, Jonathan, Alexander and Quinn). Services for Dr. Harris will be held at Murray Brothers Funeral Home (1199 Utoy Springs Road SW, Atlanta GA 30331) on November 9th at 1 pm.
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Atlanta, GA 30331-2113
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In memory of
Dr. Patricia Wilson Harris
Dr. Patricia Wilson Harris was born in Camden, Arkansas to the late Jasper Wilson and Willie B. Wilson Davis. She gained her heavenly wings on October 26, 2019. She is preceded in death by her brother Jasper Wilson Jr., her sister Audrey Wilson and her beloved husband Bennie E. Harris III. Dr. Harris served as a professor and administrator at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) for over 30 years. She was a former Chair of the Business Administration Department and retired as Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs. Dr. Harris was also an active participant in civic, community and business activities while a resident in New Orleans. She chaired or was a member of several state and local boards including the State Insurance Board of Louisiana, the New Orleans Levee Board (where she was the first African American female to serve on the board), the New Orleans Business and Industry Board, the New Orleans East Business Development Board and the Louisiana State Transportation Board. She will be remembered most for her loving heart and commitment to community. She leaves behind two daughters, Kimbeni and Patrika (Daryl) and four grandchildren (Aliyah, Jonathan, Alexander and Quinn). Services for Dr. Harris will be held at Murray Brothers Funeral Home (1199 Utoy Springs Road SW, Atlanta GA 30331) on November 9th at 1 pm.
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Murray Brothers Funeral Home - Atlanta
1199 Utoy Springs Rd SW
Atlanta, GA 30331-2113
Past Services ╲╱
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