Lois Edna Harris, 100, Overbrook: Sept. 16, 1920 – Feb. 12, 2021

OVERBROOK, Kan. – Lois Harris, 100, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at Brookside Assisted Living, Overbrook, Kan. Lois was born Sept. 16, 1920, in Welda, Kan., the daughter of Frank and Maggie Watkins.

She attended school at Welda and college at Allen County and Pittsburgh State, earning a teaching degree.

She married Delbert Harris, of Overbrook, June 1, 1947, and resided in the Overbrook area the rest of her life. She was a farm wife. From this union, two children were born, Galen and Nelta.

Lois was a great pie baker. She made pies for the Overbrook Livestock Sale Barn Café for years. She enjoyed playing games at Brookside and doing word search and jigsaw puzzles. Coffee was her favorite beverage.

Delbert died in 1987. Her three sisters, Elsie, Mable and Arlis preceded her in death.

She leaves behind her son, Galen (Lavon) Harris; daughter, Nelta Land; five grandchildren, Kristy (Rich) Hamit, Karrie Rowe, Kelly (Jack) Lehman, Alane (Rusty) Ecord and Delvin (Keri) Harris; 11 great-grandkids, Dylan and Shelby Harris, Katie and Chloe Ecord, Stella and Sydney Lehman, Abigail, Ashlynn and Ava Rowe, Harris Marie and Brenden (Kiersten) Hamit; and two great-great-grandchildren, Bryson and Emmaline Hamit.

Lois was cremated. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to Brookside Assisted Living or Overbrook United Methodist Church, and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, PO Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524. Condolences can be left at www.lamb-roberts.com.

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