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Maree Herring Harris

  • Birth 29 Oct 1919
  • Death 16 Jun 2007
  • Burial Hollymead, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 55348671

Maree Herring Harris, 87, of Charlottesville died Saturday, June 16, 2007, at her home. Born October 29, 1919, in Albemarle County, she was the daughter of the late John Abbott and Laura Elma Marshall Purvis, and was the wife of the late Charles Foster Harris. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Ashton John Herring, Percy Carrington Herring and Clarence Wilington Herring and a half-sister, Mattie Lee Groneman. Mrs. Harris was a member of Southside Christian Church. Over the course of 35 years, she touched the lives of countless young women as a tireless Girl Scout troop and day camp leader, earning her the affectionate nickname of "Grandma Nature". She is survived by three daughters, Barbara LaRue Snead, Sharon H. Siler and Annie H. Crickenberger; seven grandchildren, Gracie Robertson, Rosa Burnette, Etta Dunbar, Sharolyn Hockey, Laurie Smith, Eva Shannon and Rachel Dunn; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. A graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2007, at Holly Memorial Gardens, with Mr. David Vaughan and Mr. Joe Brummett officiating.


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  • Maintained by: LNM
  • Originally Created by: JEM
  • Added: 23 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55348671
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maree Herring Harris (29 Oct 1919–16 Jun 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55348671, citing Holly Memorial Gardens, Hollymead, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by LNM (contributor 47438535) .