Annie Gamble Harris

Annie Gamble Harris, 69, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on April 16, 2017.


Sister Harris received Christ at an early age being baptized at Starlight Missionary Baptist Church, DeRidder, LA.   Later she united with Sunrise Missionary Baptist Church where she served her Lord and Savior humbly and faithfully.  She was employed full-time by the Beauregard Parish School Board for eleven years serving as Paraprofessional/Third Grade Lab Director at G. W. Carver Elementary.  She was a devoted and loving child of God, daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.  She will truly be treasured and missed by all who knew her.


Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Elliott W. Youngblood (Monica) of Jacksonville, FL, Derrick D. Youngblood (Edrienne) of Prairieville, LA, Melvin L. Harris, Jr. (Francesca) of Richmond, TX, daughter, Krisshunn Youngblood of DeRidder, LA; six grandchildren: Elliott Youngblood, Jr., Everett Youngblood, Tia Youngblood, Elysia Youngblood, Derrick Youngblood, Jr., Robert Youngblood; and a host of extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin L. Harris, Sr. and her parents, Charlie and Ella Mae Gamble.


Visitation and service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017.  Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 2:00 PM until the time of service at 2:00 PM at Sunrise Missionary Baptist Church in DeRidder, LA.  Pastor Alvin Peters, Sr. will officiate.  Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder.