Earlene H. Harris

Published 10:48 am Sunday, May 17, 2020

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Earlene Hastings Harris, 85, Elizabeth City, died May 13, 2020 at her residence. She was born June 8, 1934 in Camden to the late Clarence Russell Hastings Sr. and Pearl Lamb Hastings. Earlene was the devoted wife of Isaac Lemuel Harris for more than sixty-five years. She was a retired clerk from the Farm Services Agency of the USDA Department of Agriculture, Past Worthy Matron of the Camden Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star #252 and member of Berea Baptist Church where she was the organist for over forty years.

In addition to her husband she is survived by daughters Sandra Harris Nixon (Stephen) of Chesapeake, VA and Toni Harris Cox (David) of Raleigh; son Steve Harris (Robin) of Elizabeth City; sister Lois Sanders of Camden; and grandchildren Andrew Cox, Ben Cox, Robert Harris and Nathaniel Harris.  She was predeceased by sister Oneita Hollowell and brother Clarence Russell Hastings Jr.

A funeral service will be held May 16 at 11 a.m. at Berea Baptist Church with the Rev. Jason Wise officiating. The service may also be viewed via Facebook Live at facebook.com/bereaone.org. Memorial donations may be made to Berea Baptist Church, 2033 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27907.   Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City is serving the Harris family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com.

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