Mildred Emmalene Harris of Shawnee, daughter of Dora (James) and Robert Deatherage, was born March 14, 1936, in Tecumseh Oklahoma. She passed away at The Regency in Shawnee on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at the age of 83 years.

Mildred Emmalene Harris of Shawnee, daughter of Dora (James) and Robert Deatherage, was born March 14, 1936, in Tecumseh Oklahoma. She passed away at The Regency in Shawnee on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at the age of 83 years.

She raised two sons, a step-son, and also raised a granddaughter.

Mildred taught Sunday School at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Tecumseh and was a member of Rock Creek Baptist Church in Shawnee at the time of her passing.

She worked in the home health field as a CNA.

Mildred enjoyed gardening, fishing and beating her son in an occasional game of pool. She loved singing in her choir at church. She was really passionate about spending time with her loved ones, especially all her grandkids and great grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Wayne Rogers; 4 brothers; 2 sisters; grandson; great granddaughter; and many nephews and nieces.

Mildred is survived by her loving husband, Jack Harris of Shawnee; one son and his wife, Daryl and Cindy Rogers of Choctaw; the granddaughter (she raised) and her husband, Christy and Shawn Hill of Ada; one sister and her husband, Anita and Richard Combs of Tecumseh; one brother and his wife, Donnie and Shirley Deatherage of Shawnee; 10 grandchildren; a multitude of great-grandkids; and nephews and nieces. 

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, and continue through noon Tuesday, Oct.r 22.

Service will be closed casket at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Rock Creek Baptist Church, Shawnee with Reverend Danny Napier officiating and will conclude at the church under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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