JUSTICE - Alease Jeffery Moore Harris, 83, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. A service celebrating her life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Duke Memorial Baptist Church, 3976 Highway 581 North, Spring Hope, with the Rev. Mike Thompson and the Rev. Jack Edge officiating. Interment will follow at the family plot in Duke Memorial Cemetery.

Born in Seven Paths, she was the daughter of Clarence and Melinda Moore, “PaPa and MaMa Nate.” She was preceded in death by her husband, George Kelly Harris. A graduate of Edward Best School, she worked briefly at a hospital in Williamston.

She was a former deacon of Duke Memorial Baptist Church, where she taught the youth and adults. She was honored for 19 years of volunteer service to White Level Rescue and EMS in 2006.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Gloria Vivian Harris, and a sister, Mae Lynn M. Nelms.

Surviving: her children, Sandra H. Tunnell (Dick) of Swan Quarter, Terry Harris (Shirley) of Spring Hope; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Spring Hope Funeral Home from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today (Wednesday, Aug. 27) and at other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Duke Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Eva Medlin, 1293 Edward Best Road, Louisburg, NC 27549.

Arrangements by Spring Hope Funeral Home, 7881 Webbs Mill Road, Spring Hope.