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Woodrow Churchill Harris Son of Walter Churchill Harris & Sarah Elizabeth Warren

Woodrow Churchill Harris was born January 9, 1916, Pleasant Hill, McCurtain County, Oklahoma to Walter Churchill and Sarah Elizabeth Warren Harris. He married Dorothy Edna McBrayer on January 28, 1919, Haworth, McCurtain County, Oklahoma. They attend the Baptist Church. Woodrow was a pipeline machine operator of big equipment and served in the capacities of general foreman of pipeline construction, consultant and superintendent of construction in Syria. His work took him all over the United States, into Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Arabia, Austria, Germany, Latin America, Panama, Africa and Iraq. In the 1930’s he served in the CCC Camp. His hobbies are hunting and fishing. He is a member of the Masonic Lodge and has been awarded a fifty-year pin. Woodrow is a kind, gentle person who loves his family and is devoted to their welfare. He and Dorothy have three children; Janette Margarette, b. November 26, 1940, Haworth, McCurtain County, Oklahoma, m. Robert Thiele, July 14, 1978, Idabel, McCurtain County, Oklahoma. . James Ernest Harmon, September 4, 1959. Issue #1 marriage: Woody, Jana, Johna (adopted) and Brook Issue #2 marriage: Tanner Nicholas Norma Jean Harris, b. October 15, 1942, Haworth, McCurtain County, Oklahoma, m. Bobby Carter, April 30, 1965, Clarksville, Red River County, Texas. Their issue: Dana, Pamela, Gina, Kristi, and Lori, and ten grandchildren. Gerald Wayne Harris, b. August 5, 1953, Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, m. Bonnie Coburn, January 19, 1972, Longview, Washington. Their issue: Jeremy William. Woodrow and Dorothy celebrated their Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary with a big reception on Saturday afternoon, the seventeenth of June, nineteen hundred eighty-nine in the fellowship hall, Trinity Baptist Church, Idabel, Oklahoma.

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