BROOKPORT, Ill. — Rev. Tony Wayne Harris, age 80, of Brookport, Ill., passed away at 3:20 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at his residence.
Rev. Tony Wayne was a minister for over thirty years in Southern Illinois, and a member of Bay City Masonic Lodge 771 for over fifty years.
Rev. Tony Wayne is survived by his wife of nearly 62 years, Doris Evelyn Harris of Brookport; one son, Bradley Harris and his wife Kathadale of Pope County, Illinois; two daughters, Marla Wilson and husband Dewey of Speedwell, Tenn., and Tammy Harris of Paducah, Ky.; one grandson; three granddaughters; two great-granddaughters; three great-grandsons; and two sisters, Deanna Butley of Abilene, Texas and Opel Grimes of Columbus, Ohio; and one special 2nd cousin Randy Harris; as well as several nieces; nephews; and other family; and many friends.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at the Brookport Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Craig and Rev. David Siere officiating. Burial will follow at the Harris Family Cemetery in Pope County, Illinois.
Masonic services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at the Brookport Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at the Brookport Funeral Home.