Patsy Capps Harris, 85, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, April 6, 2015 with her loving family at her side. She was a native of Arcola, North Carolina and a longtime resident of Hampton, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Robert Lewis and Mary Tharrington Capps.
She was a very devoted wife and fantastic mother that cared so very much for her family! A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she was a former school teacher in Greenville, NC and in Hampton, VA, and an active member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Hampton.
Survivors include her loving husband of 61 years, James C. Harris; her daughters, Mary H. O’Donnell and her husband Patrick of Norfolk and Patsy G. Harris of St. Pete Beach, Florida; and her sons, James C. Harris II and his wife Linda of Chesapeake and Anthony (Andy) L. Harris of Williamsburg. She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Connor, Christopher and Meghan O’Donnell, Laura Olien and her husband Chris, James Harris III and Andrew Harris.
Funeral Services will be held at Wesley United Methodist Church, Hampton, VA on Tuesday, April 14 at 10 a.m. by the Pastor Jason Snow. Burial will be in Arcola, NC on Tuesday, April 14 at 3 p.m. with a brief graveside service by Pastor Deborah Phelps.
Memorial donations may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, Hampton, VA or Bethlehem Methodist Church, Arcola, NC.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at hdoliver.com
H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk chapel is handling arrangements.