HARRIS, Margaret (Elkouri)
Harris, Margaret Elkouri Margaret Elkouri Harris 88, passed away on February 26, 2008. She was born on October 23, 1919 in Byron, Oklahoma to David and Adel Elkouri. She graduated from Snyder High School and the Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha. Margaret married Exton Harris on April 7, 1946 and worked for many years before becoming a stay at home mom. Immediately prior to her retirement, she served as the periodicals librarian at Oklahoma City University. During her retirement years, she excelled at being 'Grandmother', and she loved to read. Although unable to physically attend church, she belonged to Church of the Servant UMC and was faithful in attending through their televised services. Margaret is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; sisters, Victoria Finley and Coleta Elkouri; and brother, Kameel Elkouri. She is survived by son, Mike Harris and wife Jan; daughter, Michele Compton and husband Larry; sister, Lucille Cox; brothers, Frank Elkouri and wife Edna, and Jim Elkouri; grandchildren, Macy Wilson and husband Trapper, John Harris, Andrew Compton and James Compton; great-grandchildren, Tess Wilson and Harris Wilson; nephew, Richard Cox and niece Anita Kay Jones. Special thanks to the caregivers at 21st Century Home Health and Quail Ridge Assisted Living for the love and attention they provided. The funeral service will be held at 2 pm, Friday, February 29, 2008, at Chapel Hill UMC, 2717 W Hefner Road, with interment to follow at Fairlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 am - 8 pm on Thursday at Smith & Kernke. SMITH & KERNKE 1401 NW 23rd ST.