Shirley Hurdle Harris

Published 7:40 am Saturday, May 30, 2020

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Shirley Hurdle Harris, 96, of Elizabeth City, died May 25, 2020 at her home. A native of Perquimans County, she was born on June 25, 1923 to the late Charlie Hurdle and Mary Scaff Hurdle and was the wife of the late Marion Harris Sr. She retired as an assistant tax collector in Pasquotank County. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

She is survived by sons Roy Harris and wife Brenda of Hampton, Va.,  Marion Harris Jr. and wife Wilma of Elizabeth City and Robert Harris and wife Gail of Oakton, Va., grandchildren Jeff Harris (Rachel), Jason Harris (Michelle), Ginger Hurdle (Brad), Mark Harris (Kathy Jo), Hillary Harris and Alicia Harris; seven great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law. She was preceded in death by brothers Eugene Hurdle and Jimmy Hurdle.

A private family funeral service was held May 29. Memorial donations may be made to Camp Cale, 377 Camp Cale Rd., Hertford, N.C. 27944 or to the charity of one’s choice.  Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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