September 12, 1925 ~ December 21, 1999

Resided in: Asheville, NC

Dorothy Nell Harris, 74, of 92 Vandalia Avenue, Asheville, died Tuesday, December 21, 1999, at Emerald Ridge Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Harris was born in Asheville and was a daughter of the late Onlie M. and Agnes K. Towe. She was retired from Belk’s Department Store. She was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church and a former member of the Catholic Daughters.

She is survived by her husband, William B. Harris; six children, Mary Oliver, Bonnie Patton, Ginnie Fibizio, Joanne Parker, Libby Huffman and Bradley Harris; two brothers, Carl M. and Kenneth Towe, and nine grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:00 pm Thursday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church by the Rev. Fr. John M. Pagel.

Burial will be at Pisgah View Memorial Park.

A Prayer service is scheduled for 6:30 pm Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue after which her family will receive friends.

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  1. To the family of Nell Harris
    my sincerely sympathy. As a former member of St. Joan of Arc I remember the family well. She was a very sweet individual. May she rest in peace.


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