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Faye L. Harris
  • Parkview Hospice
    1900 Carew St
    Fort Wayne, IN 46805
  • Howe United Methodist Church
    511 3rd Street
    Howe, IN 46746

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“Donny, Joe and Ramona, I forgot to say the reason why I'm not coming to the funeral.The ice storm. I was coming until that report. Love you all. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jayne Steel - Saginaw, MI

“Donny,Joe and Ramona.. I am so very sorry at the loss of your mom. Aunt Faye was a fun and uniique person.. Her laugh was infectious.. She love life,...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Jayne Steel - Saginaw, MI

“So sorry for your loss Joe ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Charlene DeRossett - peru, IN

“Lewis, Joe and Ramona and FamiliesPlease accept my sincerest sympathy on the loss of your Mom. I remember her lovely smile and infectious laugh. She...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Cathy Brown - Mongo, IN

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI

“I love you grandma and I'm going to miss you so much ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jordan Harris - Lafayette, IN

“So sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my prayers. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Robin Tuttle - Howe, IN - Friend


Faye L. Harris age 81 of Howe, Indiana was called home by her heavenly Father late Tuesday afternoon January 10, 2017 at Miller's Merry Manor in Lagrange, Indiana in the company of her family following a short illness.
She was born June 10, 1935 in Millington, Michigan daughter of the late Lewis and Vera (Sheridan) Osborn-Kinney.
Faye moved from Michigan to Florida and resided in Howe since 1972.
On July 31, 1958 she married Lewis D. Harris, Sr. in Michigan. He died April 15, 1996.
Mrs. Harris had been employed by the Howe Military School as a custodian as well as the Howe Post Office and the State Bank of Lima. In her later years she worked at the Town Square Restaurant also in Howe.
Faye was a member of the Howe United Methodist Church and an avid reader, her favorite book to read daily was her Bible. She was a true prayer warrior for all and supported many Christian organizations monetarily and prayerfully. She enjoyed cooking and baking and candy making. Many will miss her Christmas cookies and candy trays. In the summer she could be seen swinging in her swing in the backyard and humming to one of her favorite hymns.
She is survived by two sons: Lewis Harris, Jr. of Howe, Indiana and SFC Joseph (Arcella) Harris stationed in Hattiesburg, Mississippi with the U.S. Army; one daughter: Ramona (Rian) McMaster of LaGrange, Indiana; nine grandchildren: Heather (Carlos) Harris Diaz, Amanda Hodson, Jordan (her fiancée: Ryan Stout) Harris, Brice Harris, Christopher Harris, Cassandra (CW2 Waitman) Kapaldo, II, Rian A. (Chelsea) McMaster, Randon McMaster and Reece McMaster; eight great grandchildren and several niece and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Edward Osborn and Max Osborn and one sister: Norma (Osborn) Orrison.
The family will receive friends from 3:00-6:00 P.M. Sunday and 10:00-11:00 A.M. Monday at the Howe United Methodist Church, 511 3rd St. in Howe, IN. Funeral services celebrating the life of Faye L. Harris will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday at the church. The Rev. Jean Ness will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at the Riverside Cemetery in Howe, Indiana.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 iS honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Harris's memory consider the Howe United Methodist Church, 511 3rd St., Howe, IN 46746 or Parkview Hospice, 1900 Carew St, Fort Wayne, IN 46805.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.