Lois Faye Harris-Rawlins 1946 – 2020

Lois Faye Harris-Rawlins

of Beaumont, Texas

April 11, 1946 – September 13, 2020

Lois Faye Harris Rawlins 74, of Beaumont, TX; passed away peacefully on September 13, 2020.

Services will be Sept. 26, 2020 at Paradise Missionary Baptist Church 4390 Fannett Rd. Beaumont, TX. Public Viewing will begin at 8AM until Funeral Service at 10AM. Interment will be in Live Oak Cemetery Beaumont, TX.

Lois Faye Viney Harris- Rawlins was born April 11, 1946 to the late Felix and Viola Viney in Welsh, Louisiana.

She was a graduate of Washington High School in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

After graduation she was a part of Eastern Star and Lady of Distinction. As a youth she attended Jones United Methodist Church with her family. She later moved to Beaumont, Texas after graduation and attended Lamar University. She was employed as a Certified Nursing Aide with Schlesinger Geriatric Center until 1981. She then transitioned to Unit / Telemetry Clerk with Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital where she later retired in 1996. After retirement she work as a provider, which was something she loved to do until her illness. She enjoyed life to the fullest.

She was preceded in death by her late Husband: Elder Melvin M. Rawlins, Sr. Parents: Felix and Viola Viney; Brothers: Arthur, Adam, James, Robert, Ernest, Felton, Rodney, and Isiah; Sisters: Olivia and Doris.

Lois leaves to cherish her memories children: Bridgette Harris of Houston, Texas, Torrance Harris of Beaumont, Texas, and Sabrina (Danny) Fontenot of Baytown, Texas; Grandchildren: David (Mercedes) Harris, Jasmine Mitchell, Brandon Mitchell, Jeffery Nickerson, Desmond Myers and Kendhal Fontenot; Great Granddaughter: Jurnee Mitchell; Her Loving Sister: Bernadine Smith Johnson of Lake Charles, Louisiana; Brothers: Rolland (Eula) Viney of Beaumont, Texas and Glen Woodley of Opelousas, Louisiana; God Children; Tiffany Dempsey, Dexter Clark, Ivory Simon and Shandon Pete and a host of nieces, nephews, other family, and friends.

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