Kathleen Harris Gantt

Published 10:04 am Wednesday, February 17, 2021

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Kathleen Harris Gantt, 91, of Kitty Hawk, died February 14, 2021.

A native of Kitty Hawk village, she was born April 20, 1929, to the late Fannie Dowdy Harris and Thomas “Jep” Harris.

She is survived by daughters Sandra Callis (David) and Karen Gray (Walter); sons Richard and Thomas Gantt; grandchildren Paige Sillies (Steve), Ashley Hall (Todd), Thomas Gantt (Jessica), Tina Pierce, Star Jernigan (Kevin), Crystal Temple (Tom), William Gray, Caroline Potter (Forrest) and Jennifer Gray; eighteen great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; siblings Betty Wisher, Martha Meeks, Mary Pratt (Ernie) and Margie Tillett (Rad).

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In addition to her parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by husband Esley Eugene Gantt; and granddaughter Kathleen Grey “Katie” Gantt.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on February 17 at Kitty Hawk Baptist Church with Pastor Steve Siegrist officiating. Burial will follow at Austin Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives one hour prior to the service.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family. www.TwifordFH.com.