Macy Harris
In Memory of
Macy R.
Harris (Holcomb)
1929 - 2019
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Obituary for Macy R. Harris (Holcomb)

Macy R.  Harris (Holcomb)
Macy R. Harris, age 90, Erwin, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the Christian Care Center of Unicoi County. She was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Lee Roy and Mandy Foster Holcomb.

Mrs. Harris attended Lower Higgins Creek Church of God. She was a homemaker. Macy enjoyed spending time with her family. She enjoyed watching the Walton's, Little House on the Prairie, Andy Griffith and listening to Tradio on the Radio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-seven years, Glen Harris on February 26, 1986; one daughter, Edna Bailey; two grandsons: Chris Bailey and Lee Gillenwater; seven sisters and one brother.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, two sisters, Gladys Lloyd (Harold), Dorothy Lloyd, all of Erwin; five grandchildren: Stephen Gillenwater (Astrid), Kingsport, Josh Peterson (Holly), Erwin, Nikki Witt (Lance), Jonesborough, Michael Bailey, Lenoir City and Gordon Bailey, Colorado Springs; eight great grandchildren; special niece, Gail Day and several other nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor David Brown will officiate at the 7:00 PM funeral service. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Committal will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday in the Polly Erwin Cemetery. Everyone is asked to meet at the funeral home by 1:30 PM on Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Christian Care Center of Unicoi County for all the care and kindness given to Mrs. Harris during her stay there.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Harris family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Harris family. (423) 743-1380.