Funeral services were held Jan. 21, 2019, at Friendship M. B. Church
in Monticello for Mr. Monroe Carsie Harris Sr., 73, who died Jan. 15,
2019, in Chicago, Illinois. Rev. Kelvin Langston, pastor, officiated
with burial following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was
in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Monroe Harris was born to the late Johnie Lee Harris Sr. and Mrs.
Clotiel Harris in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated from McCullough
High School and started working with Greif Brothers in Monticello. He
relocated to Chicago, Illinois, and continued to work with Greif
Brothers until retirement.
He was a member of The Helping Hand Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by: two brothers, Johnie Lee Harris Jr. and
James Earl Harris.
He is survived by: his wife, Marzella Harris of Chicago, Illinois;
son, Monroe (Treka) C. Harris Jr.; daughter, Marci (Nicholas) Haynes
both of Chicago, Illinois; eight grandchildren; two godchildren;
mother, Clotiel Harris of Monticello; three brothers, Thomas (Diane)
Harris of Chicago, Illinois; Douglas Harris of Monticello; Robert G.
(Delsie) Harris of Monticello; two sisters, Dortha (Willie) Grinstead
and Johnnie M. Woodard both of Monticello; many other relatives and