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Esther May “Essie” Short Harris

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 28 Sep 1941
  • Burial Pine Grove, Page County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 51809429

Grave not marked. Based on Essie's Obit, she is buried in this cemetery.

Page News & Courier, Tuesday 30 Sep 1941

Mrs. Essie Harris, 40, of near Stanley, passed away on Sunday morning at 8:45 following an illness of several weeks. At the time of her death Mrs. Harris was keeping house for Alonzo Good.

Mrs. Harris was the wife of the late Bishop Harris. They resided for many years in Jordan Hollow. Following her husband's death Mrs. Harris became the housekeeper at the Good home.

She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Zada Mae Nickolson, of Culpeper, one son, Levi Russell Harris, of Stanley, and her brother, Elmer Short, of Washington, D.C.

The following half sisters and brother survive: Mrs. Lizzie Cave, Mrs. Jenny Miller and Charlie Short, of Stanley.

Funeral services were held yesterday at 11:00 from the Pine Grove Mission Church with Rev. R.H. Lee, officiating.

Burial was in the Herbert Cave cemetery.

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  • Maintained by: Shock
  • Originally Created by: JAC
  • Added: 30 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51809429
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Esther May “Essie” Short Harris (unknown–28 Sep 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51809429, citing Herbert Gray Cemetery, Pine Grove, Page County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shock (contributor 47473371) .