Obituary of Ruth Tull Cavenaugh Harris ~ 2003

Source: Wilmington Star News Oct 10 2003

Ruth Cavenaugh Harris, age 84, of Burgaw, died Wednesday, October 8, 2003, 
at Huntington Health Care.
Mrs. Harris was born June 29, 1919, in Deep Run and was the daughter of 
the late John W. and Alma Rivenbark Cavenaugh. 
She was predeceased by her son, Robert Thomas Harris and daughter, 
Geraldine H. Donaldson.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Robbie J. Harris of the home; her 
children, Annie Ruth Moore of Burgaw, Juanita Faye Wilson and husband John 
of Wallace, Lloyd Harris and wife Sandra of Burgaw, Pauline Deppen of 
Wilmington, DE, James Harris and wife Beth of Newark, DE, Leonard Harris 
and wife Judy of Wilmington, DE, and Eugene Cavenaugh of Burgaw; 
twenty-eight grandchildren; forty-one great-grandchildren; two great-great-
grandchildren; brothers, John Cavenaugh of Burgaw, Larry Cavenaugh of 
Wilmington, Felton Cavenaugh of Detroit, MI, and Lawrence Cavenaugh of 
Rocky Point; sisters, Sadie Jordan of Burgaw and Emily Postl of Detroit, 
Graveside funeral service will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday at Jordan's Chapel 
United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Harrell Hinson officiating.
Grandsons of Ruth C. Harris will serve as casketbearers.
The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Quinn-McGowen 
Funeral Home, Burgaw.

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