Louvon Harris

Sister of James Byrd

Louvon Harris was born and raised in Jasper, Texas.  Louvon is the daughter of James and Stella Byrd, and the youngest of eight siblings.  After graduating from Jasper High School, she left home to start a career in Houston, Texas.  Louvon attended Houston Community College where she completed a training course in office accounting.  Louvon is a single parent of a 23-year-old daughter named Alexis Harris who is currently attending the University of North Texas College in Denton, Texas.  Louvon is currently serving as the President of the Byrd Foundation for Racial Healing.  Louvon enjoys music, attending church services, and a variety of outreach programs.