2018-01-10 / Obituaries

Sonya D. Harris

FORESTVILLE, MD — Ms. Sonya D. Harris, age 38, of Forestville, Maryland, departed this life on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 in her residence. She was a native of Person County and the daughter of LueVern Harris McCray of Durham, and Clarence Harris (Dedra).

In addition to her parents, she is survived by one daughter, Dazah Harris of Durham; siblings: Tyrone Blackwell, and Deboriah Blackwell, Gloria McCray, Tonia McCray and Michael McCray, all of Durham, and Tasha Harris and Ashley Harris; uncles and aunts: Ernestine Harris Atkinson of Farmville, Virginia, Rosalind Harris, Harold Harris of Montgomery, Alabama and Will Rainey Harris of Durham; a special cousin, Litanya Harris; and a host of nieces, nephews, other additional close relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at 12 p.m. at First Calvary Baptist Church, 1311 Morehead Avenue, Durham, NC 27707 with the Rev. Frederick A. Davis officiating and the Rev. Josephus Winston providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the Obie’s Chapel United Holiness Church Cemetery, 2344 Guess Road, Timberlake, NC 27583. Visitation will be Thursday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of her mother, 3615 Shrewsbury Street, Durham, NC 27707 and also at the home of her father, 2412 Rolling Hills Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.

Her body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Ms. Sonya D. Harris.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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