The Obit For Sherril Harris

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 Harris family.
Memorials: Campfield Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, 369 Campfield Church Rd., Ellenboro, NC 28040.