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Anne Barber Harris, retired professor of history at Old Dominion University, died Feb. 20, 2006, in her Norfolk residence.

A member of the Old Dominion faculty for 34 years, Harris is survived by her husband of 44 years, David Alan Harris, who is also a professor emeritus of the university. Other survivors include her daughter, Deborah H. Houston and her husband Stephen of Moyock, N.C.; and two granddaughters, Alyssa and Jessica and her aunt, Jane Hinton of Brookswood, Ala

Harris was a graduate of Florida State University, Tallahassee in 1953 and received her master's degree in American history from the Johns Hopkins University and her doctorate from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She was a Phi Beta Kappa and a member of Phi Kappa Phi.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, by the Rev. Jess Stribling. Inurnment will be in the Church Columbarium. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church Capitol Campaign Fund. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk chapel, is handling arrangements.

This article was posted on: February 22, 2006

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