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1938 Doris 2016

Doris Harmon

May 2, 1938 — August 28, 2016

Doris Harmon was born on May 2, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Priscilla Balls and Harry Clay. She attended Riddick Elementary School in St. Louis, Missouri; Addison Junior High and John Hay High School in Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Harmon had one sibling Leroy Clay in North Carolina.

Doris left St. Louis, Missouri in 1949 at the age of 11 years old and went to Pasadena, California. She moved back to St. Louis, Missouri in 1950. Her mom Priscilla Clay moved the children Doris Clay and Leroy Clay to Cleveland, Ohio in 1952. It was in Cleveland, Ohio where Doris met and married Amzie Lee Harmon. Through this union Doris Harmon and Amzie Lee Harmon had four children: Diane Harmon, Michael Harmon, Annette Harmon and James Harmon.

Doris separated from Amzie Lee Harmon in 1970 and went on to raise their four children. She was a role model to her children and the character she displayed to her children molded them into the adults they are today. Doris taught her children how to save money and become hard and honest workers. She instilled in them to be responsible adults and whatever they wanted out of life was always attainable. Doris was truly a beautiful women inside and out with a contagious smile. Her role as mother, grandmother, sister, niece and friend was very important to her. She devoted herself in keeping her family close and her spirit was like the secret ingredient in our family's main course of life. Her presence will truly be missed.

Doris fellowship with Jehovah Witness and became a baptized Jehovah Witness July 22, 2011 where she turned her life over to Jehovah. She was a member of the Woodland Kingdom Hall. On August 23, 2016 she accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and personal savior.

In making her transition from this earthly home to eternal paradise. Doris leaves to cherish her precious memory, four children: Diane Robinson (LC); Michael Harmon, Annette Harmon and James Harmon (Sandra) of Cleveland, Ohio. Grandchild; Derria Mitchell of Largo Maryland; Great Grandchild; Ka'Myah Roch. Doris leaves a host of nieces and nephews; Stephanie Clay-Biederman (Warren) of North Carolina, Robin Baker (Gregory) of North Carolina, Leroy "Tony" Spoon of Cleveland, Ohio and Leroy Pain of Cleveland, Ohio. Sibling; Leroy Clay of North Carolina and a host of family and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, September 10th at Brown-Forward, 17022 Chagrin Blvd, Shaker Hts., OH. VISITING HOURS WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th FROM 6-9PM AT BROWN-FORWARD. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery.


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