Friday, January 22, 2016

Leta Harris High

Leta Harris High, 90, passed away peacefully into the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in the early hours of Thursday, January 21, 2016, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Va.  She was born on April 20, 1925, to the late Elder Jethro S. Harris and Ella Moore Harris at Indian Valley in Floyd County, Va.  Leta was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 65 years, James B. High, Jr.; brothers, Oscar, Oden, Archie, Miles and Carlis Harris; sisters, Mamie Harris and Alma Baker.  She is survived by her sister, Pauline Hodges and husband Kenneth of Willis.  
She leaves behind a son, Rick High and his wife Debbie of Troutville; two daughters, Debbie Janney and husband Larry of Roanoke; Cindy Salyer and husband Jim of Floyd; three grandsons, Alan Janney and wife Sarah of Roanoke; Christopher Salyer of Lexington; Shannon Salyer and wife Melissa of Floyd; two granddaughters, Megan Chittum and husband Mike of Hardy; Kristina Watson and husband Micah of Louisville, KY; seven great grandchildren, Jackson and Chase Janney; Ryan, Zac and Nick Chittum; Sharla and Blake Salyer; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  She will be greatly missed by her faithful canine companion, Bailey.
A CELEBRATION of Life will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Floyd Baptist Church (510 East Main Street) in Floyd, Va.
The family would like to thank the physicians and staff at Roanoke Memorial Palliative Care unit for all the care and support they gave Leta and her family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her much loved church of 50 years, Floyd Baptist Church of Floyd, Va.
So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen.  For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:18

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