Mr. Buford Robert Harris, age 78, of Trion, GA died Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at his residence.  Mr. Harris was born May 10, 1930 in Chattooga County, GA, the son of the late Burt Harris and Mary Helton Harris. He attended the Solid Rock Baptist Church. He was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills, a member of the Quarter Century Club, a member of the American Legion Post 0129, and was a Veteran of the United States Air Force. Mr. Harris was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Harris; sisters, Katherine Evans and Idell Ray; brothers, Houston Harris, Jess Harris, Joe Harris. Surviving are his sons & daughters-in-law, Donald and Connie Harris, Trion, Ga, Ronald and Lolita Harris, San Antonio, TX; sister, Dot Crowe, Summerville, GA; grandsons, Chris Harris, James Harris, and Cliff Harris; granddaughter, Michelle Brown; 9 Great Grandchildren; a number of Nieces and Nephews; a very special friend, Peggy Yarbrough and Family.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Braddy and Rev. David Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Chris Harris, James Harris, Cliff Harris, Kyle Gravitt, Eric Brown, and Randy Kirk. Honorary pallbearers will be all members of the Mt. Vernon Mills Quarter Century Club.  Mr. Harris will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Friday. Mason Funeral Home is directing. For guestbook, please go online to