Edena Bray Harris


February 16, 1929 — January 2, 2021

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Alma Edena Bray Harris, age 91, was born February 16, 1929 in Brownwood, Texas, to Fred Otis Bray and Alma Mabel Strohm, passed from this life and into the arms of her loving Savior on January 2, 2021 in Georgetown, Texas.

Edena spent her early years in Bangs, TX and graduated from Bangs High School where she met her future husband. After a fiveyear courtship she married Robert Lee Harris March 18, 1951 in Bangs, Texas.

Edena graduated from McMurry University, in Abilene, Texas with a Bachelor of Arts Degree May 22, 1951, majoring in Religious Education.

After moving to Austin, she worked at the Methodist Student Union at UT Austin and later, after having 3 children, as a Secretary for Texas Electric Cooperatives. She began playing the organ for the Methodist Church in Bangs, Texas at the age of 14 and spent more than 46 years playing the organ for Leander United Methodist Church and Liberty Hill United Methodist Church (now Crosstracks Church).

She passed her retirement years doing needlepoint, counted cross stitch, gardening, reading books, Bible Study Fellowship (BSF), singing in the church choir and cuddling with her cats Kitty Kohl and Tommy.

Edena was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Robert Lee (Bob) Harris and her parents Fred and Alma Bray.

She leaves behind son, Robert A. Harris and wife Jan; daughter, Sharyl Kincaid and husband Mark; daughter, Shelley Curtsinger and husband Brian; grandchildren, Brandon Harris and wife Amanda, Dustin Kincaid and wife Caitlyn, Kelly Kincaid and wife Jolee, Dustin Curtsinger and wife Ashley, and Katherine Curtsinger; great grandchildren, Makenzie and Meredith Harris, Jackson and Emilee Kincaid, Caylee and Wyatt Curtsinger; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family wishes to thank the staff of The Reserve at Georgetown and Altus Hospice for the kindness and loving care they have shown Edena. The family will have a private graveside service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crosstracks Church, 101 Church St, Liberty Hill, TX 78642.