Carolyn Harris, 75, of Covington, passed away June 6, 2016. Harris was a member of the First Baptist Church, in Social Circle, and former member of Calvary Baptist Church, in Covington. She was an active member in both churches and faithfully taught Sunday school for several years. Her passion was working with youth and encouraging their relationship with the Lord and growing in faith. In her continued service for her Lord, Harris was also a member of the Stone Mountain Baptist Association’s Disaster Relief Feeding Team. She was a dedicated employee at The Bank of Covington for many years. Additionally, she managed her own company, AAA Trucking, Inc. She was one of the first WBE (Women’s Business Enterprise) trucking certified companies recognized by Georgia Department of Transportation. Harris was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a pillar of this community and will surely be missed by all who knew her. Preceding her in death were her father, Frank Freeman; mother, Ora Mae Freeman Short; and her step-father, Harry Short.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Harris; children and their spouses, Teri and Rick Anglin of Watkinsville, Jackie and Mike Hardy of Social Circle, Mike and Leigh Ann Harris of Covington; grandchildren, Jay Joiner, Kimberly Glover, Charlie Joiner, Michael Hardy, Kara Lyn Driskell, Graham Harris, Grace Harris, Sarah Joy Harris; great-granddaughter, Kayley Rae Hardy; sisters and brothers-in-law, Vickie and Jimmy Garner, VaDonna and Fred Dean; brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Cecelia Freeman; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Harris will be held Thursday, June 9, 2016, 1 p.m., at Calvary Baptist Church, with Rev. Mike Hardy and Rev. Ron Swann officiating and interment following in Covington City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, Covington, Wednesday, June 8, from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in memory of Mrs. Harris, to Calvary Baptist Church, 4228 Mill Street, Covington, GA 30014.
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