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Elder Bobby Harris laid to rest

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A community leader with long standing roots in Columbus was laid to rest Saturday, Aug. 16.

The funeral for Elder Bobby Harris took place at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church on Old Cusseta Rd. 

Harris was a long time advocate for homeless people in the Chattahoochee Valley, following his mother's legacy by providing food and shelter for the homeless. He died last week following illness.

Ocie Harris opened the House of Mercy in 1977.

Elder Bobby Harris was 64-years-old.

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