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Phoebe Dr Ph D HARRIS

Prairie Grove (Prairie Grove) Cemetery
Washington County,

Birth: Dec. 23, 1918
Death: Aug. 9, 2000
Ph D 1953 from Penn State University

Birth: Sep. 1, 1920
Death: Mar. 5, 2008
Married Wesley Alex LaRew III May 2 1953

Anne Harris LaRue of Prairie Grove(Washington County), Arkansas, passed away on March 5, 2008, at the Regency Medical Center in Fayetteville(Washington County), Arkansas.
She was born in Prairie Grove to the late James Padon & Dorothea (Campbell) Harris.
Anne was a long time resident of Prairie Grove. She held a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas.
After teaching a year at Fairview High School in Camden, Arkansas, she moved to Shreveport(Caddon Parish), Louisiana, where she worked for United Gas Corporation. From January 1944 to May 1949, she was employed by the U.S. Navy Department at Headquarters, 15th Naval District, Balboa, Canal Zone.
Upon her return to the United States, she moved to Midland(Midland County),Texas, where she was employed by Bethlehem Supply Company.
After the death of her husband: Wesley Alex LaRew, she moved to Tulsa(Tulsa County), Oklahoma. There she worked for Exploration Drilling Company, which became Robert W. Berry, Inc., which she became Vice President. Anne retired after 40 years of service to the company.
Anne was a member of the First Christian Church(Mormons), in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the United Daughter's of the Confederacy, The Daughters of the American Revolution, The Prairie Grove Women's Study Club, The Prairie Grove Battlefield Park Auxillary, The University of Arkansas Alumni Association, the University Club, Washington County Womens and Senior Democrats, and the American Association of University Women.
Anne was an avid fan of all Arkansas Razorback sports. She supported many environmental, animal and human rights causes.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and a sister Phoebe Todd Harris.
Anne is survived by many dear cousins, a multitude of friends, and faithful helpers: Mike and Hilde Wolfe. A memorial service was held on Saturday, March 8, 2008, at 1:00p.m. at the Luginbuel Chapel in Prairie Grove, Arkansas, with Ryan Pfeiffer officiating the service.

Contributed on 2/28/11 by tslundberg
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Submitted: 2/28/11 • Approved: 2/28/11 • Last Updated: 8/6/12 • R475551-G475551-S3

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