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Vernelle F. Harrelson: Tabor City

1927 – 2019

     Vernelle F. Harrelson of Tabor City passed away on Thursday, April 18. She was 91.

     Born May 25, 1927 in Loris, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Allene Hardwick Faircloth. Mrs. Harrelson was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, and being outdoors.

     Along with her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Freddie Triplett and Rachelle Resca; and three brothers, Lorentus, Horace, and Wendell Faircloth.

     Surviving are her husband of 73 years, Dorris D. Harrelson of Tabor City; a son, Myron D. Harrelson, Sr. of Newport News, Virginia; a daughter, Barbara Bender (David) of Loganville, Georgia; a brother, Larry Faircloth of Tabor City; two sisters, Betty C. Stocks of Loris and Sharon Todd of Longs; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren.

     Graveside services were planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Ken Smith officiating.

     Family planned to receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., prior to the service, in the funeral home.

     Memorial donations may be made to Dulah Missionary Baptist Church, 12476 Swamp Fox Highway E, Tabor City, NC 28463.

     A guest register is available here.