Ruth Harris, 86,  formerly of Mt. Olive passed away Friday, October 28, 2011, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. in Magee. She was born in Simpson County on February 2, 1925, a daughter of the late Thelma (Smith) and Arthur C. Harris.  Ms. Ruth, a retired bookkeeper at the Mt. Olive Bank, was a longterm member of First Methodist Church in Mt. Olive.  She is survived by a cousin, William A. (Linda) Bennett of Mt. Olive.

Visitation will be Sunday, October 30, 2011, from 12 am until 2 pm at Tutor Funeral Home, Magee.  The religious service will follow at 2 pm in the Tutor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ovee Carnell officiating.  Interment will be in the Mt. Olive Cemetery.