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Hilda Harris

Posted By Hall-Wynne On March 15, 2019 @ 1:42 pm In Durham,News,Obituaries | 3 Comments

Hilda Sloan Harris, age 92, died March 14, 2019 at Hillcrest Convalescent Center.


In 1926, Hilda was born in Durham to the late Thomas and Viola Sloan. After graduating from Durham High School, she worked for many years as a secretary for the NC Dept. of Transportation. Hilda and her late husband were members of Northgate Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her children Cheryl Hicks (Frank) and Russell Harris (Susan); sister, Marcelle Newton; grandchildren, Lauren Blake (Cameron), Joe Harris and Ryan Harris (Katie); numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members. Hilda was preceded in death by her husband Leonidas Y. Harris and brothers, TJ and Bill and sisters, Alta and Katherine.


A Graveside Service will be held 11 AM Monday March 18 from Woodlawn Memorial Park.


The family will receive friends from 2-4 PM Sunday March 17 at Hall Wynne Funeral Service.


The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff members at Hillcrest Convalescent Center for their compassionate care over the last several months.


Flowers are acceptable or a donation can be made to a charity of one’s choice.


Arrangements are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Online condolences www.hallwynne.com, select obituaries.



Condolences for the family of “Hilda Harris”

Condolence from Starr Bright Brogden on March 17th, 2019 4:32 pm

Dear Cheryl, Russell and Family,

What wonderful photos of Hilda (and Leon). Her sweetness shines through in that beautiful portrait.

I am so very sorry that you have lost her physical presence but know from experience, she will always be with you.

Our deepest condolences to, and prayers for, each of you. May you find great comfort in the years of memories and the knowledge that she is at peace.

Starr & Wayne

Condolence from Cindy Norton on March 18th, 2019 4:30 pm

Dear Cheryl and family,

I have just learned of your mother’s passing. I am so very sorry that you have lost such a beautiful mother.

She was such a beautiful woman inside and out. I will miss her dearly and all of our wonderful conversations but most if all will miss seeing her sweet face every month.

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time.

Love and prayers for all of you and hope that you can find peace in knowing that she is not suffering.

Love ,


Condolence from Bianca Mashorokoto on March 22nd, 2019 9:29 am

I am so sorry for you loss, she was and will always be a wonderful person,

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