MARY CATHARINE “MARY KATE” JOHNSON HARRIS

Posted 11/22/19
Mary Catharine “Mary Kate” Johnson Harris, 90, of McLaurin Road, Siler City died Monday, November 11, 2019 at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill. Mrs. Harris was born in Chatham County on January 21, …

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MARY CATHARINE “MARY KATE” JOHNSON HARRIS

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Mary Catharine “Mary Kate” Johnson Harris, 90, of McLaurin Road, Siler City died Monday, November 11, 2019 at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill.

Mrs. Harris was born in Chatham County on January 21, 1929 the daughter of Willie Roberson and Mary Buckner Johnson. Mary Kate was an active member of Meroney United Methodist Church, a homemaker who enjoyed sewing and was a nurse and caregiver for family members, offering compassion and support to the family in a time of need.

Mary Kate was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Harris; brothers, Bill and Larry Johnson; sisters, Claudine Gates, and infant twins, May and Fay Johnson.

She is survived by daughter, Phyllis H. Wilkie (Robert) of Liberty; son, Larry Harris (Nancy) of Siler City; grandchildren, Brad Wilkie (Dana) of Benson, Larry Harris, Jr., Lee Harris, Jody Harris (Jessica) all of Siler City, Landon Hart and Craig Hart (Ann) of Gulf; great-grandchildren, Peyton and Blakeley Wilkie; and special caregiver, Sabrina Inman.

The family received friends Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Meroney United Methodist Church. The funeral followed at 2 p.m. at Meroney United Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Whittaker officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Meroney United Methodist Church, 10568 NC Hwy 902, Bear Creek, NC 27207.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com .

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