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Obituary: Rita Kay Harris, 73

Rita Kay Harris, age 73, passed away on April 1, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

Kay was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on February 22, 1949. She was a graduate of Charlotte High School and attended Austin Peay State University. Kay worked for Third National Bank in central files.

She was preceded in death by her father, Woodrow “Buck” Byrns Harris; grandparents, Charlie and Irene (Scott) Harris and J.H. and Sarepta (Powers) Loftin; and uncle, Fred H. Loftin.

She is survived by her mother, Velma (Loftin) Harris; brothers, Keith Byrns Harris and Kevin Ray Harris; and cousins, Pam Moore and Linda Roberts.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Kay’s memory may be made to the Mt. Liberty Cemetery Fund. Cheatham County Funeral Home, LLC 615-792-2552 on-line condolences at


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