Sherril B. Harris
Published in Shelby Star on January 3, 2012
ELLENBORO- Mr. Sherril
B. Harris, 74, of Ellenboro, died Saturday, December 31, 2011 at Cleveland
Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family.
A native of Rutherford County, he was born November 19, 1937 to the late
Reverend Lee Baxter "L.B." and Ocie Mary McCraw Harris. Having
been raised in a working family, he like the rest of his family, had many
jobs over the years. He worked as an umpire for 25 years; Esther Mill;
J & C Dying; Carolina Throwing; Pharr Yarns; the Old Beaver Dam Store;
and he also owned and operated Carol's Attic and a Rug Mill for 18 years.
He loved to watch westerns, going to the flea market and was an avid sports
fan. Sherril loved the Yankees and the Tarheels. He was a lifetime member
of Campfield Memorial Baptist Church.
Sherril was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife,
Betty Brooks Harris; six sisters, Mary Jo Jolley, Kathleen Murray, Frances
Bridges, Jeanette Greene, Lucille Curtis and Marilyn Harris; six brothers,
B.J. Harris, Paul L. Harris, Sr., Ernest Harris, Frank Harris, Hurbert
Zacorious Harris and Gerald Harris.
His survivors include his wife of 34 years, Carol C. Harris; three daughters,
Cathy Harris Robertson and husband, Bill, of Patterson Springs, Robin
Gettys of Boiling Springs and Traci Humphries of Ellenboro; four sons,
Douglas Sherril Harris and wife, Beverly, of Wallace, Todd Langley and
wife, Annette, of Greenwood, S.C., Kevin Langley and wife, Renee, of Forest
City and Scott Harris and wife, Robin, of Shelby; one brother, Earl Harris
and wife, Janie, of Ellenboro; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service
at the church.
Funeral Service: Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Campfield Memorial Baptist Church
Officiated By: Rev. Scott Huffman
Burial: church cemetery
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the
Memorials: Campfield Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, 369 Campfield
Church Rd., Ellenboro, NC 28040.