Henry Orval Harris

Henry Orval Harris, 83 years, 8 months, and 14 days old, passed away on Jan. 23, 2016, at his home with his family by his side.

Orval was born May 9, 1932 in Atoka, Okla., to Patrick  and Lee (Royal) Harris.

Orval and Barbara Jane Queen were united in marriage on May 6, 1950 at Ft. Worth, Texas. To this union four children were born.

Orval loved to fish, rabbit and squirrel hunt and making a big garden. He especially loved visiting with his kids and grandkids.

Orval was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Barbara in 2000, six sisters and one brother.

Orval is survived by his children and their spouses, Patrick and Dana Harris, Bridgeport, Texas, Eddy and Mary Harris, Weatherford, Texas,  Ricky and Francis Harris, Ft. Worth, Texas, and Glenda and Dale Evans, Squires, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; 21  great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Vera Barrow, state of Georgia; sister-in-law, Virginia Laverne Mancini and her son, Charlie Mancini, of Ft. Worth, Texas; brother-in-law, Benny “Red” Drain Sr., Ft. Worth, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other family and friends.

Graveside services for Orval were Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m. at the Thornfield Cemetery, Thornfield. Mo.  Visitation was Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, Mo. Officiating was Pastor David Dodson. Memorials may be made to Thornfield Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.