March 6, 1936 - April 5, 2014
Shirley Mae White Harmon was born in Bertie County to the late Evora Spruill and Herman White on March 6, 1936. Shirley was the eldest of two children, born to Evora and Herman. Her brother James “Buddy Row” White preceded her in death. On April 5, 2014, Shirley Mae slipped into eternal rest at Vidant Hospital (Pitt County Memorial Hospital) in Greenville, North Carolina in their Palliative Care Unit. Shirley Mae became a member of the First Baptist Missionary Church of Powellsville at an early age. She served on the Usher Board. Shirley Mae received her formal education at the C.G. White School in Powellsville. She was a Teacher’s Aide On June 5, 1954, Shirley Mae married Roy Lee Harmon to this union four children were born. Christel Denise Harmon, Lennie Donnell Harmon, and Tammy Yvonne Harmon all of Ahoskie, NC and (Marvin D. Harmon who proceeded her in death). Shirley Mae was a devoted mother and a very loving and devoted grandmother. Not only was she devoted to her biological children and grand’s, Shirley Mae affectionately called Mom Mom by so many others that she raised, loved and nourished into adulthood like her own. Truth be told we can not name them all but Mom Mom will truly be missed by all. Shirley leaves to cherish very special memories: Christel Harmon, Lennie (Denise) Harmon and Tammy (William) Eason, Four Grandchildren Duryae (Danielle) Harmon of Philadelphia, PA, LaTia Lewter of Winton, NC, Kristel Harmon of Murfreesboro and Nache (William) Hobson of Philadelphia, PA. Three step Grandsons Ralph and Kyree of Philadelphia, PA and Benjamin of Ahoskie, NC. Three Great Grandchildren Jahir, Nahyae, Leiland. One Sister Cynthia (Robert) Anderson of Philadelphia, PA. Two sister in-laws Essie Mae Riddick and Mollie Lou Harmon, one brother in-law Arthur Harmon all of Hampton, VA, one aunt Rosetta White of Powellsville, NC, a special uncle, Hersey Lee of Ahoskie, NC and a host of other relatives, family, friends and extended sons, daughters and grandchildren.
Shirley Mae White Harmon was born in Bertie County to the late Evora Spruill and Herman White on March 6, 1936. Shirley was the eldest of two children, born to Evora and Herman. Her brother James “Buddy Row” White preceded her in... View Obituary & Service Information
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