Judith (Judy) Harris, 92, of St. Helena Island, South Carolina, passed away peacefully at her home on December 23, 2017 surrounded by her loving friends and family. Judy was born in Halle, Germany on November 9, 1925. Known as “Miss Judy” to her many friends, Judy loved the Lowcountry and was passionate about preserving its natural beauty.
She is survived by a daughter, Aimee Mendel and granddaughters Sari Kolesar and Valerie Mendel, all of Marietta, Georgia and a son, John Harris of Columbia, Maryland, grandsons Nicholas Harris of Vienna, Virginia, and Matthew Harris of Winchester, Virginia, and great-granddaughters Kim-Lan Harris and Mai-Linh Harris, of Vienna, Virginia. She was predeceased by her husband, James G. Harris. A remembrance get-together in the Coffin Point area of St. Helena Island is being planned, details will be shared later. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a donation to a favorite charity or conservation fund.
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