Dorris D. Harrelson: Tabor City

1924 – 2019

     Dorris D. Harrelson of Tabor City passed away Monday, May 20. He was 94.

     Born July 30, 1924 in Loris, he was the son of the late H.Q. Harrelson and Minnie Harrelson.

     Along with his parents, Mr. Harrelson was predeceased by his wife of 73 years, Vernelle F. Harrelson; his brothers, Woodrow Harrelson and Winston Harrelson; and his sisters, Edna Tyler, Elise Roberts, Evon Phipps, and Minnette Hill.

     Surviving are his one son, Myron D. Harrelson, Sr. of Newport News, Virginia; one daughter, Barbara Bender of Loganville, Georgia; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and one sister, Peggy Clemons of Green Sea.

     Graveside services with Masonic Rites and Military Honors were planned for 2 p.m. Friday, May 24, 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, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel.

     Family would like to extend a special thank you to Mr. Harrelson’s caregivers Ann, Deanna, and Pat.

     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.