Nathaniel Harris


HARRIS, Nathaniel Van, aged 91, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Winchester. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Katie and Nathan Harris. Mr. Harris was a machinist for most of his adult life in Nashville and was a member of the Cowan Baptist Church for the last 14 years. He always made himself available to family and friends who had needs he could help them with. He was innovative and creative in all that he did. He will be much missed by family and those who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 56 years, Norma Jean Harris of Nashville; sisters, Francis Burns and Ruby Dean of Pulaski; a brother, Jack Harris of Athens; three grandchildren; and his wife of 10 years, Betty Gifford Harris of Cowan. He is survived by a son, Randall Harris of Nashville; daughters, Beth Rivers of Cross Plains, Suzanne Duncan of Smyrna and Beverly Owens of Cowan; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222,

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