Catherine Valeria Harrelson

May 23, 1928 - August 8, 2020
Catherine Valeria Harrelson

Ms. Catherine Valeria “Meemaw” Harrelson, went to be with the her lord on Saturday, August 8, 2020, she was born on May 23, 1928 to the late Clarence and Trudy Shepard, completing her journey of 92 years young.

She was the oldest and longest attending member of the Middle Sound Advent Christian Church, where was very active in her church. Visiting the sick and shut-ins was her joy. She was a survivor of cancer in the year 2006.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories her four children: Catherine Hall; Mike Shepard; Linda Duncan; Carol Meese; 11 Grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; along with a host of friends.

Services will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 4:00PM at the Middle Sound Advent Christian Church, 7315 Mason Landing Road, Wilmington, NC 28411

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  • August 08, 2020
    Stacy Bigler says:
    My heart hurts to hear of MeMaws passing. I always took her food when I took Ms.Louise food at N.H.House. Sending out prayers to her family.Such a Great Woman we have lost. R.I.P. My Friend gone but Never Forgotten

  • August 10, 2020
    Susan Hammond says:
    I had the opportunity fora short time to have met Valeria. She never had a distasteful word to say about anyone when I had the opportunity to visit with her. She always had a compliment for me when I walked in the door. Rest In Peace until we meet again.

  • August 12, 2020
    Ellen Singletary says:
    Valeria gave so much of herself to family and friends. A old friend from Middle Sound Advent Christian, Ellen Singletary

  • August 14, 2020
    Gary & Kay Tucker says:
    Condolences from family from Ohio. In recent years, we were able to come south and visit. We're so glad we were reunited. She was a special lady and we love you all.

  • August 16, 2020
    Janice Estep lit a candle:
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