Rev. Allen Clark Harris


Relationship to conference: Retired elder

Date of death: Oct. 13, 2020 at age 92

Arrangements: A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 30, at Aitkin UMC (104 2nd St. NW, Aitkin), with safety measures in place. Call the church (218-927-3242) if you wish to attend. A video recording will be available on YouTube after the service.

Appointment information: Rev. Clark Harris was ordained in the American Baptist Church in 1963. He served churches in Colorado and Iowa before becoming a full member of The United Methodist Church in 1983 and serving Minnesota churches in St. Paul (Camphor Memorial UMC), Zimmerman, Pine Lake, and Aitkin. He retired in 1997.

Rev. Clark Harris is survived by his wife, Susan Clark Harris; his children, Nehailro Harris, Anthony and Joy Harris, CeCelia Lough, Keila Smith, and Jordan and Leilani Clark Harris; 12 grandchildren; and two sisters, Dorothy Hammond and Theda Lomax. He was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings, Felton, Margaret, and Fredrick.

Cards of condolence can be sent to Susan Clark Harris, P.O. Box 362, Aitkin, MN 56431.

Memorials are preferred to Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, American Cancer Society, National Kidney Foundation, or one of the churches he served in Minnesota.

An obituary is available on the website of the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home.

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058