Kaye Callahan Harris passed away at the age of age 81 on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
She was a resident of Forest City, NC and North Myrtle Beach, SC.
She was born September 22, 1937 in Spindale, and was a daughter of the late John Lee and Mary Lillie Dalton Callahan. Kaye attended R-S Central High School and graduated from Cool Springs High School. She was a Real Estate Broker. She also worked with her late husband, Robert (Bob) Harris at Insurance Marketing Service (IMS). Kaye managed their automobile business R H Motors where he restored and sold Mercedes Benz automobiles. Following Bob's death, Kaye continued to operate IMS Company until retiring and moving to North Myrtle Beach South Carolina.
Kaye enjoyed her time as a member of the Pilot Club of Rutherford County. She loved the lake and the beach. She enjoyed dancing and shagging. Her greatest love was spending time with her granddaughter, family and friends. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Forest City and then converted to Catholicism. She was a devoted Catholic at Our Lady Star of The Sea Catholic Church in North Myrtle Beach South Carolina.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Brenda Beal and Mary Helen McDaniel.
Survivors include her daughter, Deborah Kaye Harris and wife Heather Timbs Fulghum of Concord, her granddaughter, and her brother, Bobby Callahan and wife Gabby of Lake Lure, and her Godson Brent Beason of Charlotte. There are also several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be a Memorial Mass on Friday, May 17, 2019 at six o'clock in the evening in the Chapel at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Forest City, celebrated by Father Herbert Burke and Deacon Andy Cilone. Interment of her ashes will be at Eternal Hills Memorial Park beside her husband in a private ceremony. There was also a Memorial Mass held at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in North Myrtle Beach, SC.
Memorials may be made to Our Lady Star of The Sea Catholic Church, 1100 8th Avenue, North, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 or St. Jude's, PO. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
The Padgett & King Mortuary is serving the family.