Nellie Mae Harris

October 10, 1925 - March 5, 2004

10/10/1925 - 03/05/2004

Past Services

Monday March 08, 2004
10:00 am
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
6309 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502
461-4054 Ext.10 | Directions
Monday March 08, 2004
11:00 am
Second Prebyterian Church
1400 Eoff St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-0330 | Directions

Nellie Mae Harris

Norfolk- Nellie Mae Harris, age 78, passed away Friday, March 6, 2004 in a local hospital. She was born in Pitt County, North Carolina and resided in Norfolk, VA where she worked as a LPN at Leigh Memorial Hospital for 31 years. She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, James B. Harris, Sr.; son James B. Harris, Jr. and wife Jillana of Cocoa, Fl.; daughter Julia Jarret and husband Dave of Virginia Beach; three grandchildren Ashley N. Jarret, Kim Nosay and David Jarret; three great grandchildren; and a special niece Francis Edmondson.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice as well as to Pam Schroder, RN, of Palliative Care Depaul.

A graveside service will be held Monday, March 8, 2004 at 10:00AM at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Norfolk. There will be a memorial service at 11:00AM with a reception to follow at Second Presbyterian Church, 7305 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to DePaul Health Foundation, Palliative Care Program 150 Kingsley LN, Norfolk, VA 23505. Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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Betty Upton-Scott
7 years ago

I knew Nellie when I was a child, and when I had my third child at Leigh, she was my nurse……..

Great Lady……..

“To live in our hearts is to never die”…..

Pam Schroeder
7 years ago

I will always remember Nellie’s indomitable spirit. Her family and friends kept her surrounded by love–our greatest gift to one another.

Terri Liskey
7 years ago


I love you.

I cherish our friendship and hope that you will call on me if you or your family should need anything.

You took such wonderful care of your mother! You also put together a lovely service for her.

Love, Terri

Ethel Womble
7 years ago

Nellie was a very good friend, and will be missed by all, but we know she’s with God and at rest.

Ethel Womble

Herman and Lois Williams
7 years ago

Precious Family..

Please know that we ask God’s special comfort and peace for all of you. Nellie was a precious lady, as are each of you..

Love, Lois and Herman Williams