October 26, 1962 - June 28, 2021
Doretha Harris, 58, of Amherst, Virginia, passed away on Monday, June 28, 2021, with family by her side after a 23 year battle with cancer.
She was born to the late Dorothy Harris in Amherst County, Virginia. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Harris, Willard Harris, and Raymond Harris; and three sisters, Doris McDaniel, Pauline Harris, and Sherry Harris.
Doretha leaves to cherish her memory one son, Tyran Harris (Julia) of Lynchburg, VA.; seven sisters, Candra George of Norfolk, Va., Sarah Harris of Richmond, Va., Faye Harris and Betty Harris of Amherst, Va., Arlene Braxton (Dale) of Madison Heights, Va., and Denista Pannell (Morris) of Madison Heights, Va.; one brother, Eldridge Harris (Gretchen) of Maryland; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Doretha accepted Christ at an early age and joined the St. Mark Baptist Church.
A celebration of life will be held 1 p.m. Friday, July, 16, 2021, at Davis-Turner Funeral Service with the Rev. Rodney Sandidge. The family will be receiving friends 1 hour prior to the service. Service of comfort rendered by Davis-Turner Funeral Service.
Published by The News & Advance on Jul. 14, 2021.