Louise Nelson Harris

Louise Nelson Harris, 82, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at her residence. She was born June 17, 1931 in Poole Bend, LA to the union of Homer Troy and Bertha Lee Crabtree Nelson. Mrs. Harris was employed as an inspector for Belden Wire and Cable Company in Jena, and private duty caregiver. Services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, at Wallace Ridge Baptist Church near Harrisonburg with the Revs. Ken Hoots and Nelson Sellers, and Chaplain Clyde Gammon officiating. Interment followed in the Pine Hill Cemetery of Sicily Island under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 52 years, 6 months and 26 days, Riley Raymond Harris; sister, Ruth Ellen Nelson Thacker; and brothers, Franklin Juarez Nelson, Troy Lee Nelson, and Eli Jefferson Nelson. Pallbearers were Junior Girod, Josh Thacker, Donnie Nelson, Joey Hargrove, Sam Coldiron, and Will Harris. Honorary pallbearers were Bryan Harris, Josh Coldiron, Ethan Wiley, Macey Wiley, and Jimmy Johnese.
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