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100 Branchview Drive NE
PO Box 344
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: 704-786-3168
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Delores Harris

Delores Ann Harris (Short)

Wednesday, April 6th, 1932 - Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Mrs. Delores Ann Short Harris, of Camrose Circle, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Five Oaks Manor.

Her funeral will be 2 PM Thursday at First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Dr. Jim Collier. The family will receive friends in the Vestibule of the church beginning at 12:30PM Thursday. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.

Delores was born April 6, 1932 in Anson County to the late William F. Short and Elma Forbis Short. She was also preceded in death by sisters Betty Rose S. Beck and her husband Clarence, and Myra Joyce S. Small and her husband David, brother Billy F. Short, Jr., and grandson Hunter Glenn Harris. Delores graduated from Wadesboro High School and Wingate Junior College as an honor student. She went on to finish her BS degree at Appalachian State University. Delores opened one of the first private kindergartens in Cabarrus County, served as a teacher at Winecoff Elementary 4th grade, Head kindergarten teacher at R. Brown McAllister and lead the first kindergarten class also at R. Brown McAllister in Cabarrus County. She retired from the N.C. Education System after a number of years.

Delores was a member of First Baptist Church, serving in many positions and lead many Sunday Schools classes as a teacher. “To reach people for Jesus” was always her first Mission while serving through church, Cabarrus Christian Ministries, Gideons, Stonecroft, Cabarrus Christian Women’s Club, and care for shut-ins, and the Coltrane Life Center.

Delores is survived by her husband of 63 years Glenn Max Harris; sons Phil Harris and wife Linda, and Frank Harris and wife Jane; grandchildren Stephanie Ball and husband Derek, Phillip Harris and fiancé Alyssa Smith, Anna Barnhardt and husband Josh, and Katie Harris; great grandchildren Reily, Sophia, and Chase Barnhardt, and Mattie Caroline Ball.

Memorials may be made to Coltrane LIFE Center, 321 Corban Ave. SE, Concord, NC 28025.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 12:30pm - 1:45pm
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 12:30pm - 1:45pm
    First Baptist Church
    200 Branchview Dr SE
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 2:00pm
    First Baptist Church
    200 Branchview Dr SE
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Interment

    Carolina Memorial Park
    601 Mt Olivet Rd
    KANNAPOLIS, NC 28083
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Dare Cochran

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Prayers for Max and Family, with love. dare cochran

Pansy Smith

Posted at 04:03pm
Glenn Max, Rebecca and I are sooooo sorry. I can't find the words. Rebecca loved Delores to death. She was Kevin and Eric's Kindergarten teacher. Rebecca has praised her to me thru the years. Love to all of you. God bless you. Pansy Smith

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