John B. Harless, (J.B.) age 94, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 27, 1927 to his parents John R. and Cora L. Harless. They have both preceded him in death. J.B. is also preceded by his loving wife, Betty Jo Harless. He is survived by his son, Johnathan Keith Harless (Gayle) of Maylene, AL; daughter, Debbie Harless Parrish (Jason) of Maylene, Al; 4 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. J.B. was a godly man who truly walked his Christian walk. He loved his family with all his heart. His love for the Lord is evident through his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was fondly known to most as “Papaw”. A truly selfless “salt of the earth” man who made God proud. A real man’s man. Papaw’s legacy will remain here on earth for generations to come. We are all blessed to know him and much better for it.
The service will be held in the Charter Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday, May 3, 2022. A Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. with a service to follow at 2:00 p.m. J.B. will be laid to rest in Shelby Memorial Gardens alongside his wife Betty. Brother George Golden will be officiating.