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Earl Jesse Harris Iii

Earl Jesse Harris III, age 37. Sunrise February 12, 1987 and Sunset May 21, 2024.

Earl Jesse Harris III is preceded in death by, grandmother, Shirley Barker; paternal grandparents, Ida.Harris and Earl Jesse Harris Sr.; nephews, Zyshonne Jenkins and Talondre Barker; sister, Trina Harris.

Left to cherish Earl’s memory, his wife of 5 years, Diane Lewis; parents, Earl Harris, Bridgett Barker; step children, Aneesah, Quintasa, Kell’von and his special little person that he love to cook with, Dennisa; EJ’s children, Meira Tatom, Emi’jwan Harris, Emontae and Myshawn Barker; grandparent, Calvin Barker; brothers, Shaunta Barker, Clifton Barker, David Tisby Barker, Able Barker, Shaquille Barker; sisters, Sherreaka Barker, Tonya Harris, Angel Harris, Amber McDonald, Dereaka Barker and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

EJ had such a big heart, and he truly took God first as his personal savior. He would do anything for anyone if he could. This is very hard and unexpected for all of us. He will truly be missed on this side of life, but we shall meet again. We love you and there’s nothing you can do about it. No more pain. To be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord. Love You!

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Monday, June 3, 2024 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave. Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery. To read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Harris Family, visit

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