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HARRIS, KATHLEEN “JOY”

Posted By Whitney & Murphy On April 18, 2020 @ 1:40 pm In Obituary | 6 Comments

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Kathleen “Joy” Harris was born July 14, 1966 in Stockton, California and passed away April 13, 2020, at age 53, where she was raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She is survived by her daughter Berklie Harris, son Colton Kiernan, grandchildren Joaquin and Emiliano, as well as 4 brothers John, Duke, Hayden and Gary and 4 sisters Ginger, Sherry, Debbie and Kimmy. She is preceded by her father Philip and mother Della Harris. She had a beautiful heart and full of life. She was one of a kind and exuded style and class in everything she did. She loved walks with her Shitzu Bella and also Elvis Presley, who kissed her when she was 2 years old. She embraced her catholic faith and loved full moons. She had a special place in her heart for her “buttercup” her little brother John and “best friend” her oldest grandson. She will be missed and remains in the hearts of all who loved her. A Visitation will be held on Monday, April 20, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road in Phoenix, with a Funeral Service immediately following. Burial will take place at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 2033 N. 48th Street in Phoenix. Due to the COVID 19 restrictions funeral services will be limited to ten (10) people in the chapel at any time. Condolences maybe expressed at www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com


Condolences for the family of “HARRIS, KATHLEEN “JOY””

Condolence from KG on April 18th, 2020 5:10 pm

My our Lord take you in his loving arms and grant you peace and eternal salvation..

Condolence from Sean Hemmerle on April 20th, 2020 10:03 am

I remember Joy as one of the more vibrant personalities in my formative years at Gerard. She was limbic, curious and kind. Her energy was boundless and her smile welcoming. Though I have not seen her in decades, my heart is heavy from her passing. My condolences to her family. May you carry her with you in your hearts always.

Condolence from Don & Barbara Prior on April 20th, 2020 2:27 pm

We remember the many kindnesses shown by Lenora ( and Dale) to our family as we built our cabin not too far from their cabin in Clear Creek. We missed Dale and now we will miss Lenora’s friendly face and the community gatherings. Our heartfelt sympathies to the family.

Condolence from Ken on April 21st, 2020 3:36 pm

Kathleen “Joy” Harris was and will always remain in my mind and heart, a beautiful and unique woman filled with life and love for the world and people around her. I knew her late in life for only a brief interval of time and at a time in her life, that was complex and troublesome. Joy, along with those that really knew and cared for her, have been profoundly cheated by her tragic and premature death. I will remember and miss her the rest of my life.

Condolence from Tyeva Fischer on April 22nd, 2020 5:44 pm

I’m going to miss my dear friend joy. She would always tell me about how everything was ,and she would give me advice about life. I’m going to miss the times we were coworkers she would be in and out I would say your leaving she would say i made my goal inn2 hours. Joy rest in peace my angel❤

Condolence from Debbie Harris on April 23rd, 2020 9:36 pm

A Beautiful Rose nipped in the bud…Joy was taken way too soon…She has left a sorrowful void..but took pieces of our hearts with her..The world can be harsh for beautiful things and sensitive hearts..Joy, had a crush on “Luke Skywalker, as a sweet, funny little girl, now she can explore other realms, and play amoung the stars, and dance with the man in the moon.Happy trails…till we meet again

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