Stephen C. Harris U.S. Veteran

December 15, 1941 - February 16, 2013

Stephen C. Harris, 71, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Villa Marie in Jefferson City. He was born December 15, 1941, in Cumberland County Ill., the son of the late Lowell and Ruth (Beals) Harris. Stephen served his country in the United States Army following his high school graduation. He was employed by Kraft Foods in Champaign, Ill.. as a bottle cap maker. He had lived in the Jefferson City area for the past 30 years where he was active with the Salvation Army. Stephen is survived by two sons, Danny Harris of Armstrong, Ill., and Stephen Harris and wife Kathye of Marshall, Mo.; four daughters, Debbie Robertson of Armstrong, Ill., Donna Bruehl, Dee Winters, and Sherri Goodnight, all of Fisher, Ill.; two brothers, Sam Harris and wife Jackie of Gifford, Ill., and George Harris and wife Carol of Jefferson City; two sisters, Kathryn Dodson of Springfield, Ill., and Jean Gilmore and husband Dick of Castle Rock, Colo.; 20 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Junior Harris, David Harris, and Richard Harris; and sister, Geneva Wells. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Condolences can be sent by visiting

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