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Harris, Teresia

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April 9, 1961 - October 22, 2016

Harris, Teresia

Teresia Harris was born in Shelby County, Texas to the parents Albert and Mary Harris on April 9, 1961.  Teresia was a believer in the Lord and continued on that journey throughout until the end of her life.

Teresia was a person who believed in living life to the fullest. She had a huge personality and she loved meeting people, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.  She was a social butterfly and very outgoing. Teresia was a foodie and loved trying new foods, as well as cooking all kinds of food. Teresia was that person who got a kick out of playing jokes on everyone, to the point she would get a reaction out of a person.  Her family calls it the “shock factor.”

Teresia loved playing games and always brought games to all the family events.  She loved playing spades, however, you would have to watch and keep an eye on her as she would cheat too. 🙂 As a young person and throughout Teresia’s life she loved and enjoyed music, dancing, dramas and plays.

As we all experience in life Teresia had her share of challenges in life.  However, she was a fighter, a force to be dealt with.  She was never one to back down from difficult situations.  Teresia was a person who was going to get her point across no matter what. LOL 🙂

Anyone who knew Teresia, knew she was full of life and energy.  Even while going through her journey with pancreatic cancer, she fought the good fight, however, in the end, the Lord called her home.

Teresia leaves behind her mother Mary whom she called Meme, sisters Patricia, Letonia, Stacy, and Tracy, as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  And oh how Teresia loved her great niece Harper who brought so much joy and happiness in her life.

Teresia was preceded in death by her father Albert and her grandparents.

A celebration of her life will be held at 9:30 A.M., Saturday, October 29, 2016 in the Rose Room at Fort Worth Botanical Gardens located at 3220 Botanic Garden, Ft. Worth, Texas 76107.

If desired, donation may be made in Teresia’s honor to the Pancreatic Cancer Society www.pancan.org

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214-306-6700

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Sheila Cochran-McKinney

January 06, 2017 2:49AM

My deepest condolences to the family as we go way back to Bridalwood and LreTonia and I looking up to Patricia and Teresa. I have moved to Portland Oregon and have just recently heard something about that something might be wrong but I had know idea.RIH for you truly were a beautiful spirit with a glowing smile and those eyes wow they were so full of fun and life! God has a bigger plan for our sister just not in this life love you rest well T.😇


Maria Garcia

October 28, 2016 7:19PM

My condolences and heartfelt sympathy to the family of Teresia. Teresia was well loved by all of us at AP department at Mckesson. We will be missing her and are praying for her soul to rest in peace with God.


Erica Miller

October 28, 2016 3:28PM

My sister you have your wings now and you can rest in the loving arms of our heavenly Father where there is no more pain,bills,unhappiness, loneliness and burdens of the world...you will surly light up heaven with your outgoing spirit and your big heart!!!


Carla King

October 28, 2016 12:27PM

I am honored and blessed to have known Teresia when she worked at Availity. She was a ray of light and always brought a smile to my face and to others, she will be missed. May the Lord bless and comfort her family. Please accept our sincere condolences.

Carla King
HR, Availity


Deniese Darden

October 28, 2016 8:50AM

Teresia and I became friends in Elementary School. She always had a genuine heart and generous spirit. I remember her giving me an expensive piece of jewelry in the 5th grade. I couldn't believe it! I didn't know that it belonged to her mother. LOL I enjoyed it for an entire day before her mother realized that it was missing and came for it the next day. LOL (Heaven has another Angel!)


Laurie Davis

October 28, 2016 7:50AM

My remembrance of sweet Teresia is always full of laughter and a fun loving spirit. Rest in peace sweet girl.


Rene Strong

October 27, 2016 11:45PM

To your family and friends, I'm so sorry for your loss. Teresia, you are truly missed. I will cherish our friendship forever. This is not good bye, I'll see you later. 🌞


Rochelle Richardson

October 27, 2016 7:49PM

To the family of Teresia Harris, You are in our thoughts & Prayers. May God bless & comfort you at this difficult time. Never stop believing that your faith, inner strength and the power of God's love will carry you through. Prayerfully, Eleanor, Rochelle & Ronald Richardson


Marisa Smith Yates

October 27, 2016 4:39PM

Praying and asking God to give yall strength!