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Sonya Michelle Harris

August 13, 1967 ~ June 6, 2017 (age 49)

Sonya Michelle Harris, 49, of Williamston passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro.


A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held, Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Christopher Road Baptist Church, 420 Christopher Rd, Shelby, NC 28152. The family will receive friends following the service.  The family will also receive friends at other times at the home of her brother, Greg, 2717 Blacksburg Road, Earl, NC 28073.


Sonya was born in Pitt County on August 13, 1967. She was member of Siloam Baptist Church in Windsor, North Carolina.


She is survived by her mother, Jeannette Buck Newbern; three brothers, Kevin Harris and wife, Shannon of Shelby, Craig “Porky” Harris and wife, Michelle and Greg “Fatboy” Harris and wife, Ashlyn of Shelby; three nephews, Colby, Michael and Logan Harris of Shelby and her beloved pet, Whisky.


She was preceded in death by her father, Charlie Wayland Harris.


In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to the Cleveland County Animal Shelter, 1601 Airport Road, Shelby, NC 28150.


The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro.  

 Service Information

Memorial Service
June 10, 2017

11:00 AM
Christopher Road Baptist Church
420 Christopher Road
Shelby, NC 28152

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