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Michael Allen Harris Sr. / July 03, 2019

Michael Allen Harris Sr., 57, of Nathalie, died Wednesday, June 26, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on Sept. 19, 1961, son of William Thomas Harris and the late Eleanor Francis Harris. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

Mr. Harris is survived by his father, William Thomas Harris of Nathalie; his son, Michael A. Harris Jr. and wife Tanya of Colorado; his grandchildren, Joshua Harris, Caleb Harris and Gavin Harris, all of Colorado; siblings, William David Harris of South Boston, Valerie Satterfield of Hurt, Jennifer Satterfield and husband Doug of Gretna; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A funeral was held Monday, July 1, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in First Baptist Church of Millstone Cemetery.

The family received friends Sunday, June 30 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at 2115 Elm Street, South Boston.

Memorials may be directed to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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