of Marshall, AR
September 20, 1927 - September 15, 2020
Velma Lee Harness, age 92 of Marshall, Arkansas passed from this life on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 at Highland Court in Marshall, Arkansas. She was born in Timbo, Arkansas on September 20th, 1927 to Austin Broyles and Annabelle Smith Broyles.She worked at Flintrock Shirt Factory for several years. She and husband, Lester ran the Harness Grocery Store in Landis for a long time. She was a strong, hardworking woman who meant the world to her family. She will be greatly missed.Velma was preceded in death by her parents, Austin and Annabelle Broyles; her husband, Lester Harness; and one brother, Dale Broyles.Survivors include her son, Gwen Charles Harness of Marshall; her daughter, Charlotte Smith and husband Don of Harrison; grandsons, Charles Harness and wife Markette of St. Joe, Clint Harness of Marshall and Cody Pulliam and wife Brooke of Harrison; great-grandchildren, Jaspen, Jacey, Jack and Gracey; niece, Imalee Riggins; and many other family and friends who will mourn her passing.Private family graveside services for Velma will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 at East Lawn Cemetery in Marshall, Arkansas with Bro. Randy Crumley officiating. Burial will follow the service where Velma will be laid to rest beside her husband, Lester Carmon Harness.Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we are practicing social distancing at our graveside services and all patrons are required to wear a mask.Anyone with underlying health conditions are advised to please stay home. You may sign our online guestbook on our website: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/marshall
Charlotte, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. My prayers are with you at this sad time.
My prayers are with you.
So sorry for your loss! I have fond memories of Velma from when she lived at The Heritage Place Apartments.
Prayers for the family...
I am sorry for your loss.Love and prayers for Gwen and Charlotte and family
So sorry for your loss, I worked with Velma and Gwen for many years. Prayers for the family.
I am sorry for your loss. I remember Velma well from the store at Landis.
We are so sorry to hear about Velma. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
So very sorry for your loss Charlotte and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Chuck and Tammy
We are praying and thinking of you. May God bless and comfort your family at this time.
So sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for God’s comfort and peace for the family.
Thinking of you and your family . Please let me know if I can do anything for you.
She was the sweetest person. Her stories will be missed. Prayers for the family. God did gain another angel.
So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for your family.
We send you all our deepest sympathy and prayers, we always loved your family , we know she’s in a better place. May the Lord help and bless you all.
My thoughts and prayers are with you. May your memories bring you joy in the days to come.
So sorry for your loss, prayers for the family .
We were sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother and Grandmother.Your families are in our prayers.
My sympathy’s and prayers for the families and especially for Charlotte, Gwen, Charles and Clint.
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for God's comfort at this time.
I am so sorry to hear of Velma’s passing. Prayers for peace and comfort for all her family.
We are sorry for your loss. Your families are in our prayers.
So sorry for your loss, worked many days with Velma, even though we worked hard we had some fun too. Loved hearing all her old stories. Called her my friend. She will be missed. Prayers for you all, she loved her kids and grandkids so much.