Frankie H. Harris

Published 8:36 pm Monday, March 9, 2015

Frankie H. Harris

May 30, 1937 – March 8, 2015


Mrs. Frankie Hobbs Harris, age 77, formerly of Washington and a resident of 1085 Hwy. 58 South, Snow Hill, died Sunday, March 8, 2015, at her home.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Oakdale Cemetery in Washington, conducted by Pastor Jay Clark.

Mrs. Harris was born in Richwood, W.Va., on May 30, 1937. She was the daughter of the late Harvey Hobbs and Irene Casto Hobbs. Mrs. Harris was self-employed as a property manager. She was an animal lover (especially her two dogs) and supporter of the S.P.C.A. In her spare time, Mrs. Harris loved football, the beach, playing cards and cooking.

Mrs. Harris was married to Marvin Jesse Harris, who preceded her in death, Feb. 7, 1990.

Mrs. Harris is survived by her children, Ricky and Susan Knowles of Plymouth, Karen and L. J. Dakos of Chesapeake, Va., Gwyn Knowles of Sayreville, N.J., John Hobbs and Manuel N. Hobbs Bocardo of San Diego, Calif., Susan Harris Cole and Ricky Cole of Snow Hill; grandsons, Barry and Mandy Knowles, Brady and Mary Beth Knowles all of Greenville, Hunter Cole of Snow Hill; granddaughter, Channing Cole of Snow Hill; great-grandsons, Jamison Knowles and Tanner Knowles, both of Greenville; great-granddaughter, Adalyn Knowles of Greenville; and sister, Jean Lupton, of Jamesville.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by two sisters, Hope Bryant and Jo Lyle.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington and other times at the home.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Lenoir County S.P.C.A. 2455 Rouse Road Ext., Kinston, N.C. 28504 or the Beaufort County Humane Society, P.O. Box 8, Washington, N.C. 27889.

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Paul Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Harris family.