Saturday, December 30, 2017

Deane Williams Harris

Deane Williams Harris, 95, of Berryville, Virginia, died Sunday, December 24, 2017 in a local nursing home. Mrs. Harris was born October 11, 1922 in Floyd, Virginia, daughter of the late Payton Raleigh Williams and Ida Elizabeth Fisher Williams.  She worked with the USPS as a contract Post Mistress. Her husband, Quentin Eldridge Harris, preceded her in death in 1999. Surviving are daughters, Linda Matticks and her husband, John, of Berryville, VA and Bette Burgdofer and her husband, Jerry, of Mooresville, NC; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 11:00 A. M. – 12:00 P. M. Saturday, January 6, 2018, with a memorial service immediately following at 12:00 P. M. at Grace Lutheran Church in Winchester, VA. A luncheon will follow after the service. The family will receive friends from 12:00 – 1:00 P. M. Monday, January 8, 2018, at Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd, VA, followed by a graveside service at 1:00 P. M. in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Floyd, VA. A luncheon will follow after the interment.
Please don’t mourn for me. I had a rich and rewarding life because of my loving family and many good friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to March of Dimes Foundation, Donation Processing Center, P.O. Box 673667, Marietta, GA 30006.

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