Loretta A. Harris, 74, of Grottoes, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, at Sunnyside.

She was born Aug. 30, 1943, and was a daughter of the late Roy H. and Maude Hasler Armentrout.

On Dec. 19, 1970, she married Gene Arnold Harris, who preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 2002.

She was a member of the Muhlenberg Lutheran Church. She was a graduate of Montevideo High School, Mary Baldwin College and received her master’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.

She was employed by the Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services and worked in Fairfax County Public Schools with students with special needs. She was a former member of the Town Council of Grottoes, Grottoes Ruritan Club and a fan of the Seattle Seahawks.

She is survived by two sisters, Marie A. Royer and Louise A. Layman; and a brother, Hensel L. Armentrout.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at the Keezletown Ruritan Hall, 1118 Indian Trail Rd.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Grottoes Fire and Rescue Department, 109 Third St., Grottoes, VA 24441.

Condolences may be shared online at www.kygers.com.

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