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Mrs. Joetha J. Harris, 88, a resident of Trenton, Missouri died at 8:40 p.m., Sunday, June 2, 2024 at Morningside Center, Chillicothe, Missouri.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2024 at the First Christian Church, Trenton, Missouri. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Trenton, Missouri.

Family visitation will be held Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made online at or left with Slater-Neal Funeral Home, Trenton.

Mrs. Harris was born February 16, 1936 in Trenton, Missouri the daughter of Kenneth and Opal Griffin Roberts.

Jo was a competition archer, placed second Missouri State Women’s Championship. Enjoyed bow hunting, camping, boating, fishing, and playing bridge and bingo. She also enjoyed a long and fulfilling career at Trenton Trust Bank, starting as a teller and culminating as the bank secretary. She loved meeting people and made hundreds of friends.

She was a lifelong advocate and volunteer fundraiser for the March of Dimes in support of the health of moms and babies.

On December 25, 1952 she was married to Raymond L. Harris at Jamesport, Missouri. He preceded her death in April 24, 2006.

Her survivors include two sons, Jerry Harris, Trenton, Missouri, and Gene Harris and wife, Quinta, Killeen, Texas; three grandchildren, Christopher Harris and wife, Nikki, Jason Harris and wife, Elizabeth and Emily Harris; two great-grandchildren, Lochlan Harris and Ashford Harris; and one sister, Karen Branstetter and husband, Karl.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother, Russell Roberts.