Carol Joyce Michael Harris, 81, of Charlottesville, Va., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.
The third of seven children, she was born in Big Pool, Md., on Dec. 7, 1930, the daughter of the late Boyd John and Nellie Marie Michael.
She graduated in 1952 from Maryland State Teachers College in Towson, Md. Carol married Jerome Robert Harris on Sept. 6, 1952.
In addition to her husband of 60 years, she is survived by their children, Robert Sean Harris, and Donna Harris Mustanski and her husband, Stephen; and grandchildren, John Ryan Mustanski and Anna Christine Mustanski. She also is survived by her siblings, Andrew J. Michael, Mary Ogle, Donna Powell, Raymond Michael and Larry Michael; as well as many in-laws, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Boyd Michael; and granddaughter, Grace Catherine Mustanski.
The family will receive friends and family Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, from noon to 2:30 p.m., at Hill and Wood Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018, or through their website at www.parkinson.org.
Friends may sign the register book at www.hillandwood.com.