Mary Ruth Rogers Harris

Mary Ruth Rogers Harris, 85, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, May 11, 2019, at her home.

She was born March 12, 1934, in Japton, Ark., to William “Tom” and Zola McChristian Rogers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Kennon Rogers; and her husband, Bill Harris.

She was a member of the South Hill Church of Christ in Fayetteville. She had retired from Arkansas Western Gas after 34 years of service. She also loved bowling and was a part of the Arkansas Western Gas league.

She is survived by her sister-in-law of 55 years, Peggy Tice Rogers of Fayetteville; her niece, Tracy Rogers of Fayetteville; special cousins Dwayne and Evelyn McChristian, of Garfield, who helped care for her; and numerous other cousins.

Graveside services will be Thursday, May 16 at 10 a.m. at Groseclos Cemetery in Japton, with Scott Gage officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, 1378 June Self Drive, Bethel Heights, AR 72764.

Services are entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.

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