Paris Harmon Obituary

Paris Wilson Harmon
Paris Wilson Harmon
Paris Wilson Harmon

June 15, 1912 - February 14, 2006
Born in Couch, MO
Resided in Windsor Heights, IA
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Paris Wilson Harmon, 93, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2006 at home of heart failure. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 18, 2006 at Epworth United Methodist Church in Des Moines with burial following at Highland Memory Gardens.

Paris was born June 15, 1912 in Couch, Missouri to John Wesley and Betty Susie (Proctor) Harmon. He lived the first 12 years of his life in Missouri and 81 years in the Des Moines area. He attended Roosevelt High School. He married Mildred Haynes on December 20, 1936 in West Des Moines. Paris retired in 1971 at the age of 59 as Superintendent of Receiving for Armstrong Tire and Rubber in Des Moines after 40 years. He was a 68 year member of Epworth United Methodist Church. He loved athletics- he played baseball and was an avid football fan. He also loved to hunt and fish.

Paris is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Mildred; children, Vonis Anne (Ron) Miller and Mary Elizabeth (Dan) Johnson; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan Jane Fox.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 PM, Friday at Iles Funeral Home – Westover Chapel. Memorial contributions may be given to Epworth United Methodist Church.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, February 17, 2006
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Epworth United Methodist Church
412 Euclid
Des Moines, IA US 50313
Saturday, February 18, 2006
2:00 PM
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
1 Northeast 60th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
Saturday, February 18, 2006


Epworth United Methodist Church
412 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA