Hayden Harris (12-19-20) service 12-31-20

Cpl. Hayden Allen Harris was born July 5, 2000, in Jackson, Tennessee, the son of Reggie Allen and Christy Georgina Gray Harris.
Hayden graduated from McNairy Central High School in 2018. He was an accomplished golfer and baseball player. He was known for his infectious smile, sincere heart, and love for people.
After graduation in March of 2019, he joined the United States Army. Hayden was an infantryman with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, trained at Fort Benning, Georgia, before he joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York, in July 2019. He had completed air assault training and was looking forward to sniper training in January 2021.
Hayden departed this life on Saturday, Dec. 19, in New Jersey at the age of 20 years, 5 months, 14 days.
He is survived by his parents, Reggie and Christy Harris of Guys, Tennessee; a sister, Courtney Harris of Nashville; maternal grandmother, Barbara Gray of Guys, Tennessee; paternal grandparents, Larry and Maudie Harris of Savannah; aunt, Tonya Morgan and husband Bill of Adamsville; uncles, Bradley Gray and wife Heidi of Guys, Tennessee and Chris Harris and wife Shelia of Columbia, Tennessee; and a host of extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, George Gray.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Byram Township Fire Department, P.O. Box 361, Andover New Jersey 07821 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate.
Services were held on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 1 p.m., at Oakland Baptist Church in Corinth, Mississippi with Chris Aday, Wes Moore, and Capt. Xavier Brown officiating. Burial followed in Henry Cemetery at Corinth, Mississippi.