Carolyn Bailey Harris
Carolyn Bailey Harris
October 27, 1945 - October 1, 2018


Carolyn Bailey Harris, 72, of Palatka passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 at her home following an extended illness.

Carolyn was born at home at Buffalo Bluff in Palatka in 1945 and had been a lifelong resident of Palatka. She started her career working as a teller and later in the loan department at the old Palatka Atlantic National Bank in Palatka. She later worked as a realtor mostly with her own business, Carolyn Harris Enterprises. She was a 1964 graduate of Palatka Senior High School.

She was a member of Bostwick Baptist Church, enjoyed animals and had volunteered at the Humane Society in Hollister. She also enjoyed crocheting, sewing and flower gardening.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Zeke Harris; her father, Amos F. Bailey; her mother, Inez B. Burkhalter; her maternal grandmother, Emma Sweat; a special aunt, Bessie Coward; two sons, Claude “Ernie” Harris and Jason Harris; a sister, Beverly Gill; and a brother, Ernest Bailey.

Surviving are two grandsons, Zeke Harris and Dwayne Register, both of Palatka; and dear friends, Rhonda and Bob McGuire, Helen Parrish and Hannah Parrish all of Palatka.

Services are 3:00 p.m. Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Pastor David Eddins officiating. Burial will follow in Palatka Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Friends may sign the online register at:

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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