Brenda Gail Harris

Brenda Gail Harris

January 24, 1953 - April 2, 2023

Brenda Gail Harris, 70, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2023, in Clarksville, Tennessee.  Brenda lived and worked most of her life in the Corbin, Kentucky, area.

Born January 24, 1953, in Perry County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Jimmie and Isabel Irene Maggard.  In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Harris; brother, Jimmie Maggard; and brother, Randy Maggard.

Brenda loved the Lord and was a member of Brummett Church of Christ.  She was devoted to Bible study and even after she became blind, she continued her study by listening to Bible audiobooks daily.  Brenda also genuinely cared for other people and would help anyone no matter what the circumstance.  Indeed, Brenda was a respectful lady with a true servant’s heart.

Described by her family as an excellent Southern cook, Brenda delighted in taking care of her family over the years.  Her love for her family, especially her grandchildren, was undeniable.

Brenda leaves behind her son, Jim Ed Harris and wife Carmelita; son, Jonathan Harris and wife Kimberly; six grandchildren: Karileigh, Payton, Joseph and wife Amber, Abigail, Johnna Lynn, and Chloe; sister, Iris Afterkirk and husband Don; and brother, Gary Maggard.  She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, April 7, 2023, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Frank Vanzant officiating.  Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Friday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.


  • Debbie Brown Carr
    Posted at 21:25h, 05 April Reply

    Brenda was a loving person I work years with her at tca love this beautiful lady praying for the family

  • Sharron Snyder
    Posted at 23:51h, 05 April Reply

    Brenda was a wonderful person. I loved her heart❤️

  • Betty Reed
    Posted at 13:25h, 06 April Reply

    Knew Brenda, her parents and brothers & sister. She was always smiling, such a sweet woman.

  • Sharon Fox
    Posted at 05:44h, 07 April Reply

    Brenda was a beautiful person inside and out. She will be missed by all who loved her . I worked with Brenda at TCA for years.

  • Greg and Patricia Finley
    Posted at 12:55h, 09 April Reply

    I worked with Brenda for years was a wonderful person.She will be missed
    Greg and Patricia Finley

  • Vanita Earley
    Posted at 16:31h, 10 April Reply

    I worked with Brenda at T.C. A in Williamsburg your mom is one fine Lady and very kind. She always had a smile always made your day. Brenda will be missed deeply by all that knew her. God bless you all.

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