Cover photo for Marvin Harris's Obituary
Marvin Harris Profile Photo
1934 Marvin 2023

Marvin Harris

March 26, 1934 — March 14, 2023


Marvin Talmadge Harris, 88, of Waxahachie, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Everyone called him Talmadge. He was born in the Buena Vista/Sardis area of Ellis County on March 26, 1934. He graduated from Waxahachie High School in May 1951 and worked at Flexsteel Furniture for over 35 years.

Talmadge served in the U.S. Army from August 1956 to August 1958. He was a faithful member of Brown Street Church of Christ in Waxahachie.

Talmadge was preceded in death by his parents, Oscie Newton Harris and Beulah Eckeberger Harris; brothers Aaron A. Allen, Billy Jack Allen and Charles Newton Harris; sister Hazel Jo Mitchell.

He is survived by his sister, Bobby Joyce Griffin; sister-in-law Marilyn Harris; nieces Linda Davis, Brenda Ford, Sharon Byrd, Joni Henson and Lori Holland; nephews Dwight Allen, Wayne Jackson, Jackie Allen, Gary Allen and Kyle Harris.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marvin Harris, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, March 24, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 46

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree