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Mother Rosie Lee Harris

April 15, 1942 ~ September 12, 2021 (age 79)

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Mother Rosie Lee Harris was the daughter of the late Theodore Brown and the Late Emma Lee Davis. She was born April 15th , 1942 in Cleveland, Mississippi. She was educated in Bolivar County Schools. Mother Rose made her earthly transition on September 11, 2021. Mother Rose relocated her family to Dade City, FL from Mississippi where she joined St. Luke Church of God Apostolic Faith, Inc. It was here that she was baptized in Jesus’ Name and was filled with the Holy Ghost. She was president of the culinary staff until she retired. She also served as a member of Choir #1 until her death. She was ordained Mother over the youth. Children loved being with her. She continually taught them about Jesus and how to pray. She worked hard to provide for her family. She worked many years with Lykes Pasco Company and spent her latter days helping anyone that she could. She was an amazing woman that had a heart of love. She loved her family and friends with unconditional love. She loved her church family and worshipping God with everything she had in her. One of the songs she loved to sing was “Let it Be Real”. She had a giving Spirit. Because of this, she reaped all that God had for her. She would always put the needs of others before her own. She had a laughter and smile that was contagious. Mother Rosie Harris was preceded in death by: Siblings: Charlie West, Earnestine Brown, Robert Collins, Clemmie Brown, Percy Brown Children: Wayne Sims; Tomeka Sims She leaves to cherish her memories: 5 sons, Larry Brown, Willie Lee Sims, Jr., James Brown, and Greg Sims (Deidre), Donnie Sims (Monique), Xavierjohn Lewis; 3 daughters, Linda Brown, Johnasia Lewis, and Sontasia Holland; 1 brother, Willie Brown; 3 sisters, Dorothy Hutton, Emma Brown, and Rachel Forrest. A host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, church family, friends, and a special friend, Mother Alice Cowart. They shared an unbreakable 


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