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Lorena Bennett Harrelson Fowler: Tabor City

1929 – 2021

     Lorena Bennett Harrelson Fowler of Tabor City died Monday, Sept. 27, in Loris Rehab and Nursing Center, Loris. She was 91.

     Born Dec. 26, 1929 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Calvin Clinton Bennett and Clydia Eleanor Turbeville Bennett.

     She is survived by her husband, James Wade Fowler of the home; two sons, James Derrick “Ricky” Harrelson of Wilmington and Duane Clinton Harrelson of Statesville; a brother, Wendell Tom Bennett of Morehead City; three grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband J. C. Harrelson; four sisters, Lana Crockett, Diane Rec, Margaret Garman and Clotel Bennett; and a brother, Calvin Bennett.

     A graveside service was planned for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Loris.

     Family planned to receive friends after the service in the cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to your local church or ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

     A guest register is available at here.