Kathleen Bramel Harris, 93, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, in a local health care facility.
She made jewelry and enjoyed gardening and flowers. She was of Methodist faith.
She retired after 26 years of service from the Bradley County School System. She taught English for more than 25 years prior to her service in Bradley County School System. She also taught English and Art at Bradley Junior High School and served as a Vice Principal in the Hamilton County School System. She received her EDS and Masters of Education from the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. She was a member of the Cleveland Rotary Club and served on the Board of the Cleveland Public Library.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Elizabeth Bramel; husband, David J Harris Sr. and son, Brian Wood Harris.
She is survived by her son, David Jerome “Jerry” Harris of Cleveland; two grandchildren: Mike Harris and wife, Holly, of Cleveland, Christie Harris Smith and husband, Andy, of Cleveland; four great-grandchildren: William A. Smith, Kennedy Smith. Gavin Harris and Olivia Harris.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in the chapel of Grissom-Serenity Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in Plowman Cemetery in Apison.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Harris family guest book at www.grissomserenity.com.
Arrangements are being handled by Grissom-Serenity Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Mark S. Grissom is funeral director.