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Maria J. Harris

November 12, 1934 — October 22, 2021

Maria J. Harris

Ms. Maria J. Harris, age 86, of Trenton, Florida, passed away peacefully on October 22, 2021, at Palm Gardens of Gainesville. She was born on November 12, 1934, in Panama City, Panama, them moved to the United States and began a career in nursing. She lived in St. Petersburg, FL before moving to Trenton in 1977 where she worked at Ayers Nursing Home until her retirement. Ms. Maria loved being in the kitchen cooking and baking and trying new recipes, but she was most famous for her biscuits. She was also a very talented seamstress. But most of all she was ’‘mama” to everyone. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, DeLois V. Harris.

Ms. Maria is survived by her children, Sandra Harris (Bobby) Bratcher, David B. Harris, and Thomas D. Carlucci (Donna French); her grandchildren, Anthony Carlucci (Kelly), Eric Bratcher, Laura Bratcher, Michael Harris, and Sarah Harris; and 3 great-grandchildren; her sister, Toni Del Prete.
There will be a graveside service to honor Ms. Maria’s life on Wednesday, October 27, at 1:00 pm at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Bell, FL. The family will receive friends for a visitation beginning at 12:30 pm. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Watson-Milton Funeral Home, Trenton, FL. 352-463-8888. www.WatsonMilton.com

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