Doretha Harris
1962 - 2021
Davis-Turner Funeral Service - Lynchburg
1016 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA
Doretha Harris

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.
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Arlene, my thoughts are with you on the passing of Doretha. Love , Faye
Faye Routon
July 16, 2021
Tyran, We send our condolences and are praying for you. Doretha and I (Melva) talked when we saw each other in the grocery store, she knew she had a wonderful son. Prayers and love!
Melva, Ian and Ryan
July 14, 2021
Praying your family. We so sorry to hear about Doretha.
Maurice & Ann Davis
July 14, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Geralean Harris
July 14, 2021
Tyran, we are so very sorry to hear about your beautiful mother. She fought a tough battle but she was truly blessed to have a wonderful son like you. We are praying for comfort and healing for you and your family.
Dennis and Deborah Tweedy
July 14, 2021
Tyran, So sorry to learn about your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Libba and Cabell Dudley
July 14, 2021
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