Harris, India Ruth Epperly

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India Ruth Epperly Harris, 104, of Floyd, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday June 6, 2007.

Preceding her in death were her parents; Wesley and Iowa Epperly; husband, Jerry Harris; son and daughter in-law, J.W. and June Harris; son-in-law, Edward Wilson; granddaughter, Dianna Drasher; four brothers; and a sister.

She leaves to cherish her memory her sons and daughters-in-law, Wilford and Mabel Harris of Roanoke, Va. and Dillard and Estalene Harris of Glen Burnie, Md.; daughter, Renva Wilson of Roanoke, Va.; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; eight great great-grandchildren; sister, Ocie Ratliff of Salem, Va.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday June 9, 2007 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd, with the Rev. Patrick Starkey and Mr. Randel Harris officiating. Interment will follow at Topeco Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Maberry Funeral Home.

The family would like to express a special thanks to the staff of the Berkshire Health Care Center. Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be made to Ninth Street Church of the Brethren, 1103 9th Street SE, Roanoke, VA 24013 or Garden City Baptist Church, 3536 Garden City Blvd. SE, Roanoke, VA 24014.