Mrs. Vera Nabers Harris

Published 11:23am Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Funeral service for Mrs. Vera Nabers Harris, 92, of Alexander City, will be Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 2:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church. Dr. Todd Henderson and Dr. Ralph Bates will officiate. Burial will follow in the Alexander City Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at First United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Harris passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Brown Nursing Home. She was born on October 30, 1920 in Red Bay, Alabama to Olney Nabers and Rezzie Lowery Nabers. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Harris graduated from the University of Montevallo in Education. She enjoyed traveling and going on bus trips with Aliant Bank, and crocheting. Mrs. Harris taught 31 years in the Alexander City System. She was a member of United Methodist Women, Circle of Love, Member of Seekers Bible Study group, Past President of Twentieth Century Study Club, Retired Teachers Association, International Honor Society for Teachers, a volunteer of Meals on Wheels, and volunteered at Alexander City Library. Mrs. Harris was an excellent cook and was known for her gingerbread and banana bread. Those who served with her in Circle of Love remember her quick wit and warm smile that endeared her and all where blessed to be in her presence.
She is survived by her daughters, Donna Cantrell (Phil) of Eclectic and Linda Stansell (Fred) of Cary, NC; sons, Stephen Nabers Harris of Alexander City and Lewis Martin Harris, Jr. (Donna) of Suwanee, GA; grandchildren, Angie Chancellor (Wade), Scott Stansell, Jennifer Harris, Reid Stansell, Lauren McCaghren (Chris), Emily Cantrell, and Hayley Stansell; great-grandchild, Will Chancellor; and sister, Mary Ann Bates (Dr. Ralph) of Birmingham.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Martin Harris and her parents.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be given to First United Methodist Church, 310 Green St., Alexander City, AL 35010 or to one’s favorite charity.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Brown Nursing Home and a special appreciation to Mrs. Atha Walker.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family at
Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.