Mrs. Minnie Ruth Harris, born July 6, 1937, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord at the age of 77, surrounded by her family, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, Friday May 23, 2014, after a short illness.
Minnie enjoyed spending time with family and playing cards, bingo and watching her favorite TV shows.
Minnie leaves to cherish her memories, daughters, Karen (Troy) Green of Elyria, Ethel Harris of Detroit Michigan; brother-in-law, Carthel Carter of Elyria; grandchildren, Nia (Calvin) Green, Desiree (Kevin) Jackson, Martees (Kenya) Johnson, Jermaine (Chelsea) Johnson, all of Elyria; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Minnie was preceded in death by her parents, Patsy and Bennie Green; six siblings; a grandson; and one great- grandson.
Calling hours will be Thursday, May 29, 2014, from 7 until 9 P.M., at the Carter Funeral Home, 127 West Bridge St., Elyria. Services will be held Friday, May 30, 2014, at 12 Noon, at the House of Healing, 1417 West Ave., Elyria, where Pastor James Knight will officiate. Burial will follow in Brookdale Cemetery .