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DiuVerre M. Harbison

January 7, 1917 November 25, 2009
DiuVerre M. Harbison
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DiuVerre M. Harbison, 92, died at her home in Charlotte, NC of natural causes on November 25th, 2009, while making beef stew for her family. She was the wife of the late Robert B. Harbison, Esq.

Mrs. Harbison was born on January 7th, 1917 in Butte, Montana, to Virginia Coorough and Charles Beauvais. She was the eldest of nine children. She grew up in Utah and attended the University of Utah. During World War II, while working for the War Department, she met her husband-to-be, Captain Robert Harbison. After the war, they were married and moved to Altus, Oklahoma, where she lived until 1985.

A memorial service and burial of her ashes will take place on January 18th, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Altus, with Father Ulysses D"Aquila (Fred Logsdon HHS class of 1968) officiating.
She was a member of the Catholic Church; attending The Prince of Peace in Altus, OK and St. Gabriel"s in Charlotte, NC. She enjoyed being with her family, cooking, listening to music and reading.

In the words of her family: "Mama Harb was a kind and gentle lady who took wonderful care of all of us. She will be missed greatly by both her family and friends."

She is survived by a younger sister, Ercelle L. Johnson, of Las Vegas, NV, her brother-in-law, George M. Harbison of Vici, OK, her daughters, Madeleine D. Harbison, of NY, NY and Martha L. Harbison, of Charlotte, NC, her son-in-law Ahmad J. Shahidi of NY, NY, her grandchildren, R. Wesley Rountree of Chapel Hill, NC and Meredith Rountree Tarble of Questa, NM, her great-granddaughters Lillian I. Rountree and Vivian I. Rountree of Chapel Hill, NC along with many nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to 5501 Hardison Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28226, or emailed to and .
Contributions may be sent to The Maria I. New Children"s Hormone Foundation. Credit card donations may be made through the following link: . Checks should be made payable to:
The Maria I. New Children's Hormone Foundation
c/o A. Geisser, Fenway Partners
152 West 57th Street
New York

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Prince of Peace Catholic Church


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