Carl Ray Harness

(August 8th, 1935 - April 9th, 2014)

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Carl Harness, age 78 of Oldfield, Missouri passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in his home. He was born August 8, 1935 the son of Fred E. and Alma (Shields) Harness. On May 1, 1993 he was united in marriage to Carolyn Shields. Carl was a small man in stature but shared his huge heart with others, especially his 24 foster children. He enjoyed being a caregiver and foster parent. He also enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, gardening and landscaping. Carl was a veteran and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy and Army. Carl is survived by his wife Carolyn; numerous children Pamela, Shannon, Michael, Tony, Cindy, Sarah, Cliff and Kory; a brother Ronald Harness; a special friend Kay Riggs; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and other caring relatives. Graveside funeral services will be held 1:00p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Missouri Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be 11:00a.m. to 12:30p.m. in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark.  



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