Elizabeth Harper(1943 - 2013)

Elizabeth Harper
Norfolk - Mrs. Elizabeth Scott Harper, 70, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013. A native of Norfolk, VA, Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Johnson Scott and Shelby Dale Scott, Jr. She was preceded in death by her 2 brothers, Morris C. Moore and S. Dale Scott, III.

Elizabeth was an educator through and through, she loved to teach and be with her students, whether in high school, or at Carteret Community College where she retired in 2000. She received her BS from Old Dominion University and her MA from UNC Charlotte. Even when she wasn't instructing her Math and English classes, she could often be found around campus. Elizabeth was a loving mother and grandmother and was quick with a smile. In her spare time, she loved the beach and working in her garden.

Elizabeth is survived by her loving daughter, Jane Buchanan Vance, of New Bern, NC; her grandson, and light of her life, Jared Scott Buchanan Vance, of New Bern, NC; and several cousins.

A celebration of Elizabeth's life will be held at a later date. Those wishing to offer words of hope and condolences may visit www.pollockbest.com. Memorial, in Elizabeth's memory may be made to Community Home Care & Hospice 1423A S. Glenburnie Rd. New Bern, NC 28562, www.communityhch.com , or of Eastern NC 3739 National Dr., Suite 110 Raleigh, NC 27612, www.alz.org/nc .

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 25, 2013