March 2, 2010
Mary Elizabeth Asbill Harris, age 87 of J. Dowdy Road died Tuesday (March 2, 2010) at Pinelake Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday at Bethlehem Baptist Church conducted by The Rev. Bill Monroe. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late Earl and Maggie Dowdy Asbill. She was a homemaker and farmed tobacco and raised chickens with her husband the late Warren G. Harris who died in 2009. In addition to her husband a brother Vernon Asbill preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Carthage School and was an active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church for 68 years.
She is survived by: her son Steve Harris and wife Virginia (Ginny) of Carthage; grandsons Michael Harris and wife Julie of Carthage, Mitchell Harris and fiance Tiffany Smith of Seven Lakes; sisters Gladys Barker of Carthage, Doris Bunnell of Cameron, brothers Sam Asbill and wife Betty of Carthage, Ray Asbill and wife Alice of Florida.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 —8:00 PM at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: Bethlehem Baptist Church, cemetery fund, 1838 Bethlehem Church Road, Carthage, NC 28327, or Resident Council, Pinelake Health and Rehabilitation Center, 801 Pinehurst Ave., Carthage, NC 28327.