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Ms. Mary Harris

December 10, 1962 — July 18, 2022

Savannah, Georgia

Adams announces the passing of Ms. Mary Harris, 59 who transitioned on Monday, July 18, 2022 at Oceanside Health Care.

Adams announces funeral services of Ms. Mary Ruth Harris which will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Speedwell United Methodist Church 7259 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA 31406.

Public viewing will be held from 4-6 PM, Friday, July 29, 2022 at the funeral home.

Interment: Old Church Cemetery in the Sandfly Community off of Skidaway Rd.


The heavens rejoiced on July 18, 2022, when God called Mary Ruth (Ruthie) Harris to rest in his bosom.  Ruthie affectionately called by family and friends was born Mary Ruth Harris on December 10, 1962, to the late Joseph and Albertha Harris in Savannah, Georgia.   Ruthie was the proud mother of two sons, Arthur Baker, JR, and Joseph Baker and one grandchild, Ajanae’ Baker.

Ruthie was a graduate of Jenkins High School in Savannah, Georgia.  She was employed at

Byrd Cookie Company.  Her favorite hobbies were shopping, sightseeing, and spending time with friends and family.  Ruthie was a faithful member of Speedwell United Methodist Church where she served as a member of the Chancellor Choir.

Ruthie’s loving memories, kind heart, playful nature will forever be cherished by her son’s Arthur Baker and Joseph Baker, Granddaughter, Ajanae Baker; Brothers-Joseph B. Harris, JR (Carolyn) of Tampa, FL; Edward Harris of Savannah, GA; Sisters-LaVerne Palmer (Mohammed) of Atlanta, GA; Ethel Padgett; Nathalie Baker; Victoria Singleton (Darnell) all of Savannah, GA.

Brother in-law, Howard Padgett; Sister in-law Marie Harris.  A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, church family and lifelong friends-Tina Jackson, Donald Hills, Otis Williams, Arthur Baker, SR, Charlene Durant, Chris Brown and Sammie Williams. She was proceeded in death by two brothers James A. Greene, Charles A. Greene and her special friend Ervin Cross.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Public Viewing

Friday, July 29, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Adams Funeral Services, Inc.

510 Stephenson Ave, Savannah, GA 31405

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Speedwell United Methodist Church

7259 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA 31406

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