Trudene T. Harris

Published 12:13 pm Thursday, August 31, 2017

Trudene T. Harris, 81, of Statesville, died on Aug. 30, 2017.

Born Oct. 31, 1935 in Davie County, she was the daughter of the late June “Boss” and Grace Binkley Tutterow. She retired from Iredell County School System. She was a member of Center United Methodist, loved her Sunday school class and her church family. She loved gardening, reading, sewing, fishing, family and traveling with her late husband.

She was also preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Cecil Ray “Bill” Harris; 2 sisters, Lucille Beck and Bonnie Seaman; and 2 brothers, J.E. and Pete Tutterow.

Survivors: 3 children, Rick (Pam) Harris, Kathy (Rick) Kirby and Sandy Sparks; grandchildren, Melanie (Bryan) McDonald, Julie (Adam) Lail, Nick (Jessi) Kirby, Tara (Brian) Rucker, Corey Sparks, Casey (Boyd) Moats and Lauren (Jacob) Velba; great-grandchildren, Spencer Lail, Landon, Lily and Violet McDonald, Tate and Autumn Kirby, and Adelyn Moats; sister, Frances (Raymond) Livengood; sister-in-law, Peggy Sheek and many family and friends.

A graveside service will be held Friday, Sept. 1 at 3 p.m. at Center United Methodist Church Cemetery in Mocksville.The family will meet with friends following the graveside service in the church’s New Life Center.

Memorials: Center UMC in Mocksville.