Originally created 07/21/02

Mrs. Kathlyn Harris (BARNWELL, S.C.)



BARNWELL, S.C. - Kathlyn Dobson Harris, 78, wife of Robert C. Harris, died Friday, July 19, 2002, in the Barnwell County Hospital. Born in Ridgeway S.C., she was the daughter of the late Dr. James F. and Kathleen Hawley Dobson. She was a graduate of Randolph Macon College of Lynchburg Va. She was in partnership with her late mother for a number of years in the ownership of seven theaters in Barnwell County. She had taught seventh grade English in he Barnwell District 45 school system for a number of years and was a retired partner with her husband in the ownership of Lower Carolina Publishers Inc., which published the Barnwell People-Sentinel and five other weekly newspapers. She was an active member of the Barnwell United Methodist Church where she was a member of the choir for a number of years, edited the monthly church newsletter, and was senior adult coordinator and leader of the senior citizens group, Chat N Chew. She was a member of the Board of Directors of Ashleigh Place. She was a member of the Cherokee Garden Club. Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Monday, July 22, 2002, in the Barnwell United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gerry Lord, Rev. Hilton Johnson and Rev. Billy Mew officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8p.m. Sunday evening at Mole Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Ashleigh Place 8097 Reynolds Road, Williston, S.C. 29853 or to the Barnwell United Methodist Church Organ Fund, P.O. Box 126, Barnwell, S.C. 29812. Survivors include her husband, Robert C. Harris of Barnwell, S.C.; two sons and daughters-in-law, David D. and Barbara Harris of Marietta, Stephen W. and Lynne Harris of Lexington, S.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Susan H. and Tom McLaren of West Palm Beach Fla.; four grandchildren; Corbett McLaren, Bryan Eichman, Zachary Harris and Chatham Harris. She was predeceased by a son, Eddie Furman (Scooter) Harris. Mole Funeral Home. (6p.m.) (803) 259-3166.

The Augusta Chronicle July 21, 2002