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Mae Helen (Douglas) Harris

October 8, 1949 — January 13, 2024

Shawnee, Kansas

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MAE HELEN HARRIS,

MAE HELEN HARRIS, 74, PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY ON JANUARY 13 AT KC HOSPICE. BORN IN HUMBOLDT, TN, TO WINFREY AND JENNIE MAE DOUGLAS, SHE LATER MOVED TO KANSAS CITY, MO. MAE'S PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE LED HER TO JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, AND FRIENDS UNIVERSITY, WHERE SHE RECEIVED A BACHELORS IN HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. MAE DEDICATED OVER 35 YEARS TO THE POSTAL SERVICE, LEAVING AN INDELIBLE MARK OF COMMITMENT AND RELIABILITY.

MAE'S PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY EXTENDED BEYOND THE POSTAL SERVICE. SHE ADDED A SIGNIFICANT CHAPTER TO HER CAREER IN ORLANDO, FL, CONTRIBUTING A DECADE OF SERVICE TO DISNEY. HER WORK HISTORY STANDS AS A TESTAMENT TO HER VERSATILITY AND DEDICATION TO MAKING A POSITIVE IMPACT WHEREVER SHE WENT.

AS A DEVOTED VOLUNTEER WITH CATHOLIC CHARITIES FOR OVER 10 YEARS, MAE LEAVES BEHIND A LEGACY OF COMPASSION AND KINDNESS. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER TWO SONS, ROBERT AND ROOSEVELT HARRIS, HER BROTHER WILEY DOUGLAS, SISTER ANGELA WALKER, AND A HOST OF CHERISHED GRANDCHILDREN: CHRISTIAN, N’DIA, ALEXIS, JANEA, DACIA, JONAH, AND MYSIA. MAE WAS ALSO A PROUD GREAT-GRANDPARENT TO THREE.

MAE'S LOVE FOR GOLF WAS A DEFINING PASSION IN HER LIFE, BRINGING JOY AND CAMARADERIE. SHE WILL BE REMEMBERED FOR HER COMMITMENT TO FAMILY, COMMUNITY, AND HER VIBRANT SPIRIT. MAE IS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, SISTER REBECCA ADKINS, AND NOW RESTS IN PEACE. A CELEBRATION OF MAE'S LIFE WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY,11:00 AM WITH A ROSARY RECITATION AT 10:00 AM FOLLOWED BY A VISITATION AT SACRED HEART OF JESUS CHRIST CATHOLIC CHURCH (5501 MONTICELLO RD, SHAWNEE, KS), BURIAL IN RESURRECTION CATHOLIC CEMETERY (8300 QUIVIRA, LENEXA, KS). MAY HER SOUL FIND ETERNAL PEACE, AND MAY HER MEMORY LIVE ON IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE SHE TOUCHED.

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Rosary

Friday, January 19, 2024

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Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

5501 Monticello
Shawnee, KS 66226

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Visitation

Friday, January 19, 2024

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Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

5501 Monticello
Shawnee, KS 66226

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, January 19, 2024

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Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

5501 Monticello
Shawnee, KS 66226

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Committal

Friday, January 19, 2024

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Resurrection Catholic Cemetery

8300 Quivira Road
Lenexa, KS 66215

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