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Elizabeth (Tart) Harrell

August 14, 1944 ~ August 12, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old



Ms. Elizabeth Tart Harrell, 78, of 2284 Boykin Bridge Rd., passed away Saturday, August 12, 2023, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center of Wilmington with her family by her side.

Graveside services will be held privately Wednesday, August 16, at Rowan Baptist Church Cemetery with Mrs. Rhonda Harvell officiating.

Born in 1944 in Sampson County, Lib was the youngest daughter of the late Leslie and Lottie Smith Tart. Lib was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and attended as she was able. Lib was a homemaker, wife, beloved mother and grandmother, sister, and friend to many.

Lib is survived by her loving daughter, Wendy Spencer, and husband, Bill of Wilmington; two grandchildren: Rachel Spencer and Alex Spencer; sister, Bonnie Carter of Winston-Salem; brother, J.C. Tart of Goldsboro. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews who will forever remember her as “Aunt Liz”.

In addition to her parents, Lib was preceded in death by two brothers: L.E. Tart and Eugene Tart; three sisters: Madeline Vann, Dorothy Butler, and Shirley Gervais; and her husband of 20 years, Dallas Harrell.

Special thanks to Ann Knowles, the staff of Novant Health, the Nurses and staff of Trinity Grove of Wilmington, and Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center. Your presence and compassion are greatly appreciated. And to Rhonda Harvell, there are no words. I love you, my friend!

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in her name to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center, Trinity Grove of Wilmington, or the Alzheimer’s/Dementia Association.

Psalm 4:8 “I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone O Lord make me dwell in safety.”

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Private Graveside Service

Rowan Baptist Church Cemetery
701 Rowan Rd.
Clinton, NC 28328


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