Carla Jean Emerson Harris

Carla Jean Emerson Harris

WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA – Early in the morning of Wednesday, September 1, 2021, Carla Jean Emerson Harris, formerly of Fairfield, Montana, passed away unexpectedly at her residence in Warner Robins, Georgia.

Carla was born on April 24, 1958, and was raised in Montana.  She was the daughter of Donald “Ike” Ameline of Florence, Montana, and the late Elizabeth Ann Fenner.  Carla called herself a “typical cowgirl.”  She married Rodney Bruce Harris and together they made Warner Robins, Georgia their home.  Carla worked at Robins Air Force Base for 15 years.  Feeling called to care for others; she later became a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

In her spare time, Carla enjoyed casting a line into a watering hole waiting for the catch of the day.  She was also a fantastic cook and could whip up some of the best southern meals.  Carla loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. To say Carla was selfless would be an understatement; she always took care of everyone else before herself.  Carla was a true example of what it meant to care for your neighbor and leaves a legacy of love, devotion, and generosity.

Her memory will forever be treasured by her husband of 43 years Rodney Bruce Harris; children, Nichole Harris, Ginger Harris, and Carrie Foley, all of Warner Robins; grandchildren, Catelynn and Nina Foley, and Molly Harris; siblings Jerry Emerson (Kathy) and Bonna Gillespie


Memorial services were held in Warner Robins, Georgia on September 8, 2021.

Burial of cremains will be on October 10, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the Choteau, MT Cemetery.