Betty Harris

Betty Jean Harris (Austin)

Monday, September 23rd, 1946 - Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Betty Jean Austin Harris, age 73, of Council, Virginia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday (January 30, 2020) at her home. Born September 23, 1946 in Trammel, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Robert Emmitt and Myrtle Austin. She was a lifelong resident of the area and a 1965 graduated from Council High school. Betty enjoyed crafting, sewing, and sharing her love for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Mack Austin, Eugene Austin, Harold Austin, Bobby Austin; four sisters, Maudeen Combs, Vilene Hess, Lorene Taylor, and Juanita Austin.
Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Russell Harris of the home; one daughter Jennifer Darnell and husband, Ricky of Honaker, Virginia; two sons Luke Harris and wife, Jennifer of Abingdon, Virginia, Farrell Harris and wife, Renee of Chino Valley, Arizona; six grandchildren Jonathan Harris, Isabella Compton, Madison Harris, Richard Darnell, Lindsey Bare, Kyle Hickman; two sisters, Catherine Johnson and husband, Earl of Council, Virginia, Linda Wallace and husband, Doug Ball; three brothers Donald Austin and wife, Betty of council, Virginia, Carson Austin and wife, Keisha of Council, Virginia, Billy Austin and wife Bonnie of Drill, Virginia, special friend, Reva Ball and husband, Elmer, several nieces, nephews, church family and friends also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Sunday (February 2,2020) in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Darrell Milgram officiating. Interment will follow in the Hess Cemetery at Venia, Virginia.
Relatives and Friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM on Saturday.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 | 6:00pm
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 6:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 11:00am
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Darrell Milgrim
  • Interment

    Hess Cemetery at Venia
    Wind Tunnel Road
    Venia, VA
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Susie Browning

Posted at 05:39pm
So sorry for your loss...Prayers for you all

Larry and Susie Browning

Alice, Barbara & Greg

Posted at 10:48am
Betty is a wonderful person with the most glowing smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of the family. Love, Alice Sheppard, Barbara & Greg Matney

Carnice & Peggy Keen

Posted at 09:27am
So sorry to hear of Betty's passing. Thoughts and prayers for Russell and the family.
Praying God gives you peace and comfort that can only come from him.
Love and prayers.

Linda and Cecil Keene

Posted at 12:16pm
I remember being in church with her at Outreach Temple. I always liked her. So sorry, Russell, for your loss and to the rest of the family, too.

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Posted at 07:26pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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