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Jean Ann Harris (née Effingham) died peacefully in her home on Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Bear, Delaware at the age of 73.

She was born in Baltimore, MD to the late Paul and Regina Conway Effingham. She married Walter C. Harris on November 9, 1963, and had one daughter, Wendy Ann. After moving to Delaware, she began working for the Christina School District, from which she later retired.

She is survived by her sisters Dorothy Christina "Chrissy" Walck of Rosedale, MD; Linda McKenna of Berlin, MD; and Margaret "Peggy" Bishop of Severn, MD. She is also survived by a Grandson, Matthew McQuin of Stevensville, MD. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Wendy A. McQuin (1999); husband, Walter C. Harris (2012); and brother, Paul "Jim" Effingham II (2013).

A viewing is scheduled for April 15th from 6 to 8 p.m at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark, DE 19702 with a short service scheduled for 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Jean's life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to one of the following organizations:
American Heart Association: 5455 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43214
American Cancer Society: P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123