Sylvester Harris

February 11, 1948 - December 05, 2022


Obituary For Sylvester Harris

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Sylvester Harris on Monday, December 5th, 2022.

Funeral service will be Saturday, December 10th, at 2 PM at Shiloh Baptist Church Alvaton Ga.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM on Friday the 9th at Sewell Mortuary in Grantville.

Sylvester Harris was born on February 11, 1948 to the late Arthur D. Harris Sr. and Lucille Robinson Harris. He was the sixth of fourteen children. He confessed Christ to be head of his life and joined Shiloh Baptist Church at a young age.

Sylvester attended McCrary Elementary school in Gay Ga; where he had to come out in the sixth grade to help with farming; to provide for the family.

Sylvester had several jobs over the years prior to his health failing, William L. Bonnell, Newnan, Ga, Norman W. Paschall Peachtree City and High Brand Foods, Peachtree City Ga.

He had a love for fishing, hunting and gardening. He was also a die-heart fan of the “Atlanta Braves.” His passion was being outside, meddling in his garden, sitting on the porch with his legs crossed and or cutting grass; he said it relieved stress. He had a smile that would brighten anyone's day; in which he came in contact with and loved spending time with his family and friends.

Sylvester was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Lucile Harris; his sisters, Helen Harris, Linda Donnelly, Mildred Patton and Annie J. Brittian, his brothers, Joe Harris, Henry Harris and Arthur Harris Jr.

Sylvester will be greatly missed and leaves to cherish so many wonderful memories; his daughter, Jacqueline Harris (Rodriguez---Rodney) Lyons, sisters, Betty Mitchell, Sandy Strozier and Debra (Randy) Stevens; brothers, Floyd (Mary) Harris, Rayvie (Betty Ann) Harris and Jerome (Regina) Harris, sisters-in-law, JoAnn Harris and Lilly Harris; brother-in-law, Ronald Donnelly, two grandchildren, Ashley A. Horton and Ramez R. Stevenson, two great grandchildren, Cedric (CJ) Horton, and Mikenzie Horton; a very Special friend, Ms. Ruby Pearl Anthony, a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends



9 Dec


05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary 220 Charlie Patterson Rd Grantville, GA 30220 Get Directions »
10 Dec

Funeral Service

02:00 PM

Shiloh Baptist Church 4374 Alvaton Road Gay , GA 30218 Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • 12/11/2022

    To the Harris family so so sorry for your loss God will be with you all during this hard time Pray and keep God in your heart Mildred and Milton

  • 12/09/2022

    With deepest sympathy and comfort from Roosevelt and Delores Tucker

  • 12/09/2022

    My sincere prayers and condolences to the Harris family.

  • 12/09/2022

    My name is Sandy Coley. I was in dialysis with Sylvester. He was my friend at dialysis. He was a very kind man. I will miss him at dialysis. I wanted to send my sympathy to his family. I look forward to seeing him again in heaven. No more pain for Sylvester. God bless Sylvesters family.

  • 12/08/2022

    My condolences go to Harris family.So sorry for you all Loss and will keep you all in prayer

  • 12/07/2022

    My Condolences to the Harris family iam so sorry for Loss

  • 12/07/2022

    My Condolences to The Harris Family,


  • 5 TREES

    Arnold's Family planted 5 trees in memory of Sylvester Harris . - December 09, 2022

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