Pastor John Merrill Harris was born on January 27, 1958 in Quitman, Georgia to the late Clinton Harris, Sr. and Annie Laura Salem-Harris. He transitioned from this life on January 3, 2020. He was educated in the Brooks County School system. At an early age, he worshiped at Zion Temple Church of God in Unity in Quitman, Georgia. In 2013, he started International Living Word Cathedral in Kirkland, Washington.
He leaves to cherish his memories; his loving wife, Mrs. Luella Harris, Woodinville, WA; three daughters, Regina Anderson (Marty), Alachua, FL, Sharon Crowder (Jewel Jr.), Okinawa, Japan, Tiffany Mathis, Frederick, MD; two sisters, Ethel and Cynthia Harris, Quitman, GA and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Monday, January 20, 2020, 11 a.m. at Beulah Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman with Bishop Donald Wright officiating. Burial followed at North End Cemetery.
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