Evelyn Wallace Harris

Published 12:12 am Thursday, October 27, 2011

Evelyn Wallace Harris, age 95, a resident of New Bern, passed away Oct. 23, 2011, at Two Rivers Health Care.
Evelyn was born in Clarkton on Sept. 24, 1916, to Advil and Bertha Wallace. She spent most of her life in Bladen County before relocating to New Bern in 2006. She was married to her first husband, Daniel L. McQueen and later married James Owen Harris. She is preceded in death by a son, Robert Bennett McQueen and grandsons, Robert Bennett McQueen Jr. and John Edward McQueen, as well as her parents, and five brothers.
She is survived by a daughter, Linda McQueen Hassell and husband Malcolm of Washington; a son, Wallace L. McQueen and wife Jennie of Elizabethtown; eight grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Her granddaughter, Susan Hassell Bridgman took care of her the last five years of her life.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Bladen County.
Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory, New Bern.