Jennifer Katherine Harris


Jennifer K. Harris was born on November 2, 1960. She passed unexpectedly in Mount Carmel East Hospital on June 27, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio at the age of 54. Jennifer was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia S. Harris. Jennifer graduated from Pine Forge Academy. She was a member of Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist Church where she sang in the Children’s Choir. She recently reunited with members of Perfect Peace, and enjoyed singing with them in concert. Jennifer had a deep love for art and music. She loved to cook and could create a delicious feast with only a few ingredients. Her family was her passion. She never met a stranger and she opened her loving arms to everyone. She leaves behind her father Earl F. Harris, III (Cynthia), brother Earl F. Harris, IV (Tamara), and sister Melissa Hayward (Mario). Jennifer had 10 beautiful children: Chovonne C. Harris, Bethany L. Scott, Ginger C. Harris, Lawrence H. Pride, LaAnder L. Harris-Johnson, Lloyd M. Harris, Lamar Piovesan, LaDonna C. Harris, LaReeca J. Harris, and LyDonn M. Harris. She also leaves behind one niece Ashley S. Harris, and 4 grandchildren Mikala L. Jackson, Liam Z Pride, Arianna L. Pride, and Zoe L. Pride. A host of other friends and family will mourn her passing. She has impacted all of us greatly and she will truly be missed. Services will be held at Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist Church on July 2, 2015.  3650 Sunbury Road Columbus, Ohio 43219. The wake will begin at 12 PM and service will start at 1 PM.  Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPE OF PEACE 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. Sonya Hairston

    My prayers are extended to you all. My deepest condolences.
    Lady Hairston

  2. Ruth-Ann Thompson

    To the Family – Just know that our prayers are covering you during this time of grief and mourning. Jennifer was always so pleasant to me and my family and it was wonderful to reconnect with her once I moved back into the area. Know that she will be remembered and will always remain in our hearts. Even so, come Lord Jesus!

  3. Melvin and Dorothy Bethea

    Dear Family, Please know that we’re praying for you during this difficult time. You already know that our God will supply all our needs–even peace during this time. Let’s depend on Him.

  4. Carmen Sanders

    To the Family,
    Words can not begin to express my feeling with the loss of Jen. It is so true she NEVER met a stranger. I am so sorry that I will not physically be able to be with you all on tomorrow but please know you are ALL in my thoughts and prayers. Lydon, you were her baby. My prayers and Love are with you all. If you need anything please do not hesitate to contact me. Love and Prayers

  5. Dennis and Jo Alexander

    To Earl III, Earl IV and Family,
    We are sorry to hear of your loss and our prayers and deepest sympathies are with you in this time of loss and mourning. Her life was too short but she has been constantly surrounded by love of family and friends. As time goes by may the peace of your faith comfort and console you and all of her children, and grandchildren and other family and friends.

  6. U will b missed. Luv u fam.

  7. Choice Fortune

    I am so sorry for your loss, I am going to miss my twin. I love you Jen.

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