Age: 79 Address: Burnsville Date of Death: Friday, August 2, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Hershel M. Harris of Burnsville passed away on Friday, August 2nd at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Milburn and Eliza Guinn Harris. He was also preceded in death by sisters: Norma Rathbone, Eva Phillips, Nola Phillips and a brother: Pender Harris. He was a Korean Conflict US Army Veteran. Hershel was a retired employee of Kearfott.
Surviving are his wife, Violet Ray Harris, 2 sisters: Betty Crowder and husband, Ken, of Swannanoa and Lana Wright and husband, Boyce, of Spruce Pine.
Funeral services will be held at 3 PM Sunday in Browns Creek Baptist Church, of which he was a member. Rev. Donald Davis will officiate. Burial will be in the Cornelius Ray Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 1hour prior to the service at the church.