Services for Samuel Wayne Harris, 2-year-old son of Gary Samuel Harris and Sandra Rhodes Harris, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in the Chapel of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, Marietta. Officiating will be the Rev. John Sconce.
Sammy was born Nov. 23, 2010, in Ardmore, and passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, near Leon, Okla.
Sammy loved playing outside, going fishing, playing in water in a pool and watching cartoons and movies. He also enjoyed riding four-wheelers and bicycles, singing and playing the harmonica and guitar. He liked to work in the garden with Mawsy, help his great-granddad with his physical therapy, and also liked to help cook, especially baking cookies.
Preceding him in death were his grandfather, Buddy Leon Rhodes; grandmother, Sheryl Lynn Harris; great-grandparents, Evelyn Howard and Clifford and Elena Harris; uncles, Greg Montgomery, Thurman Howard and Timmy Rhodes; aunt, Neva Howard; and cousin, Lea Rhodes.
Survivors include his mother, Sandra Harris of Leon; father, Sam Harris of Marietta; grandparents, Martha Rhodes and Papa Joel Ruoff of Paoli, and Randall and Liz Harris of Ardmore; great-grandparents, Glenna Rhodes of Idabel, and Carroll and Lorene Montgomery of Marietta; stepbrother, William Randall Willson of North Dakota; stepsister, Angel Lynn Harris of Aubrey, Texas; aunts, uncles and cousins, Jessica and Tim Johnson, Garrett and Kaylin, Angel and Jacob Ruoff, Russell and Kirra Kretzschmar, Anna, Waylon and Devon, Buddy Rhodes, Wyatt and Morgan, Billy and Kristy Rhodes, Joshua Williams, Crystal Bell, Sarah Williams and Destiny Rhodes, Dale and Jeanie Jones, Montana, Brianna, Joseph, Shaylynn, Ruby, Tyler, Timothy and Cassandra Rhodes and Sylvia and Joey Cone and John Paul Rhodes; as well as numerous other great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins; and close special friends, Nicholas Abshire, Buddy and Billy Rhodes, Curtis Bowers, Sheldon Brown, Jesse Rushing, Alena Boatner and T.R. and Tammy Hays and family.
Serving as casket bearers will be Curtis Bowers, Billy Rhodes, Buddy Rhodes and Casey George. Honorary bearers are Nick Chill, Gene Nipp, Russell Kretzschmar and Jesse Rushing.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
Online guest book: wattsfuneralhome.com.