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Anderson Lee Harris

February 6, 1952 ~ February 1, 2022 (age 69)

Obituary

Sergeant First Class (Retired) Anderson Lee Harris 69 years old, left this world on February 1, 2022. He was surrounded by family and friends in the comfort of his own home. Services will be held Monday, February 14th at 11:30 am at Faith Point Church located at 1826 Stagecoach Rd. Killeen, TX. Burial will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery at 1:00 pm located at 11463 State Highway 195, Killeen, TX.

Anderson was born February 6, 1952, in Shreveport, LA to Schumpert Johnson and Willie Mae Harris. Anderson was raised by his Grandparents in Shreveport, LA. Many of his exciting adventures started in the countryside outside of Shreveport. Anderson graduated from Eden Garden High School and attended Southern University, Baton Rouge LA for one year before joining the United State Army in 1975. After 20 years in the Army he retired as a telecommunications systems supervisor. The Army sent Anderson to Germany a few times, Korea, and he was assigned to multiple duty stations in the United States. Anderson continued to work after retirement for the Armed Services Postal Service in Bad Kreuznach, Germany. Anderson enjoyed serving his country, traveling, and meeting new people. He met his wife Diane in Germany and they had a daughter. They were an unbreakable team that became stronger by the grace of God.

Anderson is preceded in death by his grandparents, Fay and Corrine Bigham of Shreveport LA, parents, Schumpert Johnson of Shreveport LA, and Willie Mae Harris Brooks of Houston, TX, sisters: Hazel Brooks Hughes and Jacqueline Brooks Beasley, both of Houston, TX.

He is survived by his wife Diane Maria Harris, Killeen, TX, his daughter Malaika Harris Jenkins and son-in-law Tramaine Jenkins, Killeen, TX, Donald Ray Brooks (brother) Houston, TX, Rita Brooks Brewer (sister) Shreveport, LA, Matthew Brooks (brother) Houston, TX, Chester Brooks (brother) Houston, TX, Angela Brooks (sister) Houston, TX, Curtis Faye Brooks (sister) New York, NY, Kennedy Brooks (brother) Memphis, TN, Tommie Jean Brooks (sister) Houston, TX, five aunts, a host of nieces and nephews, other family and friends, and his favorite cat Sally.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, American Cancer Society, or your local animal shelter.

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Viewing
Monday
February 14, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Faith Point Church
1826 Stagecoach Road
Killeen, TX 76542

Funeral Service
Monday
February 14, 2022

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Faith Point Church
1826 Stagecoach Road
Killeen, TX 76542

Committal
Monday
February 14, 2022

1:00 PM
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
11463 State Highway 195
Killeen, TX 76542

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