Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Helen Harris

03/14/1932 - 04/28/2017

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Portsmouth Boulevard.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 11am, Friday, May 5, 2017
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Portsmouth Chapel
5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth VA

Interment Information

Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
3920 Airline Boulevard Portsmouth VA

Helen Jones Harris, age 85, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 28, 2017, at her home in Portsmouth, Virginia. She was born March 14, 1932, in Norfolk, Virginia. Helen was the only daughter of the late Mary Jones. Helen lived and worked in Norfolk, Virginia, for most of her life, but later moved to Portsmouth, Virginia, where she lived with her oldest son, Jimmie Harris. She was preceded in death by her only daughter, Elizabeth. She leaves to cherish her memory five sons: Jimmie; Melvin; Larry (Marie); Michael (Cheryl); and Ronald (Chrystal); more than 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, and a host of cousins, other loving relatives and friends.

Rena Please accept my sympathy, seldom can we find the words to console the pain, so I encourage you to read Isaiah 25:8(or any Scripture).The promise stated there is very true because God can not lie(Titus 1:2). To learn more please visit, Click on: publication, books & brochures, (brochure)”When someone you love dies” Please give yourselves time and I hope this brings you comfort. Sincerely, Lisa
Posted: 6/7/2017
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Linda To the Family. Losing a love one in death is a trying time for all. Please find comfort from Gods word @ 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4 which assures us that the God of all comfort will , give you comfort during this most difficult time and a hope of being able to see our love ones again @ Acts 24:15 You can find more comfort from Gods word @
Posted: 5/19/2017
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Michael Campbell Michael, Cheryl and Family, I'm sorry to hear of your mother (Ms Helen's) passing. Your mother was a neighborhood mother to many of us growing up. Her watchful eyes kept us on the straight and narrow. Thank you for sharing her with us. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Mike Campbel
Posted: 5/7/2017
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Michael J & Cheryl Harris On behalf of a loving and grateful family, we honor her with our prayers, commitment and faith as our family lives to carry on the great legacy Helen Harris left for all of us.
Posted: 5/6/2017
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Priscilla Tennyson Thanks for letting me and the family know about your mom's death. May God bless you and give you comfort! Those we love never die, for as long as we live and remember, they are with us. May you find comfort in knowing we share your sadness. May you never stop believing that your faith, your inner strength, and the power of God's love will carry you through. Planning to see you Friday. In Deepest Sympathy!
Posted: 5/2/2017
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Nikki Im truly sorry for the loss of your loved one. May you gain comfort and strength at this time of need,Isaiah 25:8..God will wipe your tears and swallow up death forever
Posted: 5/2/2017
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