September 1, 1923 ~ March 26, 2011
Druscilla â€œDruâ€ Harris went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2011 at her home in Torrance, CA. Druscilla (Smith) Harris was born on September 1, 1923 to Frank and Sarah Smith in Buffalo, Missouri. She married the love of her life, Dudley Harris on May 31, 1947, and soon after moved to California. Dru loved being a homemaker and mother to her loving sons, Jeff and Steve. She was a dedicated Christian and longtime member of Crenshaw Baptist Church in Torrance, CA. She was active in the â€œMoms Groupâ€ with many events and fund raising. Following the death of her son Steve in 1999, she and her son Jeff founded The Steve Harris Memorial Charity. Dru dedicated many hours to this charity with special events for pediatric cancer patients of Harbor UCLA. Dru is survived by her son Jeff Harris along with many relatives in California and Missouri. She was a wonderful, devoted Christian and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Services will be held on Friday, April 1st at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA at 11 am with a reception immediately following. Burial will be April 7th in Springfield, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Druâ€™s honor to Crenshaw Baptist Church, 18749 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA.
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