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Roy Lee (Crown) Harris

September 14, 1937 ~ May 17, 2018 (age 80)

Minister Roy Lee "Crown"  Harris, age 80 of 65 Harriet Watson Rd., Pittsboro, NC passed on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Roy Lee "Crown" Harris was born September 14, 1937 in Pittsboro, NC to the late Katie Mae Harris and Walter Poston.

Minister Roy Lee "Crown" attended Horton High School.   He worked at Chatham Mills for twenty plus years.

Minister Roy Lee "Crown" was united in marriage to the late Pauline Alston Harris and to this union were three children, making a loving family of five children in all.

At an early age, he joined First Missionary Baptist Church of Pittsboro where he was licensed as a Minister.  Minister Roy Lee "Crown" later joined Pine Hill United Church of Christ in Silk Hope, NC.   He was known for singing throughout many counties in North Carolina.  One of his favorite songs was "I AM FREE."

Minister Roy Lee "Crown leaves to cherish his memories:  two sons: Ernest Michael Yarborough (Jennifer), Wayne Harris (Pastor Renee); three daughters: Sara Denise King (Walter), Min. Rosa Lee Brooks (Min. Ronald), and Rena Laverne Harris; one brother, Melvin Harris; eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

 

Arrangements By: Knotts Funeral Home - Pittsboro, North Carolina

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