Archie Harness, 61, of Tazewell, passed away January 10, 2013, at his home.

Born in the Bull Creek community, March 23, 1951, he was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Liza Bowling Harness; sisters: Opal Byrd and Geraldine Strunk; brother-in-law, Clifford Strunk; and father- and mother-in-law, Eugene and Rose Lawson.

He was saved on December 11, 2012; and was a long-time coal miner.

He is survived by the mother of his children, Donna Kaye Harness; children: Michelle Harness, Randy Harness and wife, Amy, and Lawrence Ray Harness and wife, Norma Jean; three grandchildren, brother, Ova Harness and wife, Glenna; sisters, Virgie and Judy; special friends: James Donald Lawson, Jerry Gibson, and James Albert and Frank Harness; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted January 13, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville with Bro. Carlie Duncan officiating. Music was provided by family and friends. Interment followed at Bull Creek Cemetery.

Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville had charge of arrangements.