Rev. James "Jim" Harris

Rev. James "Jim" Harris, 64, of Quitman, MS, passed away on March 9, 2019, at his residence. He was born on July 27, 1954, to Hank and Jonnell (Ashley) Harris, Jr., in Jackson, MS.

Brother Jim was the longest serving pastor in the history of Shubuta Baptist Church, and served on the Board of Directors for Training Pastors International.

Jim is survived by his wife, Donnis Harris; three sons, James (Joy) Harris, II, Joshua (Georgia) Harris, and John-Mark (Fiancé Laurel Byrd) Harris; daughter, Joyce Marie Harris; brother, Robert "Bob" Harris; and a grandson, Huck Harris.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hank and Jonnell Harris, Jr.; brother, Mike Harris. 

Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2019, after 5:00 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman, MS.    

Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 10:00 a.m. at the Shubuta Baptist Church, with Rev. Gary Phillips officiating. Burial will take place in the Oak Grove Cemetery (Simpson County, MS).

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Shubuta Baptist Church, P.O. Box 306, Shubuta, MS 39360; Training Pastors International, P.O. Box 2135, Grenada, MS 38902; or your favorite charity.

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