John Paul Harris, age 83 of Lawrenceville, GA died June 1, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Gladys Brown Harris; Daughter, Sue (Jerry) Harris Adams of Lawrenceville; Son, John (Kay) Paul Harris, Jr.; Grandchildren: Misty Hayes, Paula Young, Chris Adams and Taylor Harris; Great Grandchildren: Jesse Long, Jeri Lyn Long, Autumn Young and Timmy Young; several nieces and nephews. John Paul was a native of Lawrenceville. He served 40 years in the law enforcement as Lawrenceville Chief of Police and Assistant Chief, Gwinnett County Police Officer and Gwinnett County Corrections Prison Guard. He was a US Navy Sea Bees veteran and also a member of the Peace Officers Association. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 2:00 PM at the Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Hall and Rev. Ted Dunagan officiating. Interment will be at Gwinnett Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday and Tuesday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, 120 Scenic Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 770-963-2411. Condolences may be sent or viewed at