Donald Alton ‘Donnie’ Harris

Published 10:22 am Saturday, March 16, 2024

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Donald “Donnie” Alton Harris, 81, went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 15, 2024.

He was born in Davie County to Rossie Lee Harris and Doris Virginia Elmore on Dec. 23, 1942. He was a faithful member of Liberty Baptist Church in Mocksville where he had been a Deacon since December of 1985. He was an avid tobacco farmer and loved collecting antique tractors. One thing Donald loved was to watch his grandson, Ross, play baseball.

Donald is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by: his beloved wife of 60 years, Betty Phillips Harris; a daughter, Monica Harris (Scott) Frye; a grandson, Rossie “Ross” Dean Hoffner; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

A funeral service for Donald will be held on Tuesday, March 19 at 2 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church in Mocksville with Rev. Noel Hawks officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 18 from 6-8 p.m. at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville.

The family would like to extend their thanks to the William R. Davie Volunteer Fire Department for their assistance.

Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville is serving the Harris family.