05/03/04 — ELNA HARVIN

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Mrs. Elna Brabham Harvin, 100, of 1314-B Park Avenue, Goldsboro, died May 1, 2004, at her home in Goldsboro.

A graveside service will be held in the Manning Cemetery in Manning, South Carolina, on Saturday, May 8, 2004, at 12:30 p.m. Rev. Ryan Rasmussen will be presiding.

Mrs. Harvin was born on April 30, 1904, in Monetta, South Carolina, and was the daughter of the late Rev. Henry Clark Brabham and Helen Seaberg Brabham. Her father was the former pastor of the Manning Baptist Church (1926-1937). Mrs. Harvin was a graduate of Furman University and later taught at Manning High School. She was married to the former Glenn Beckham Harvin, and resided in Raleigh until moving to Goldsboro in 1987. She and her husband were members of Hayes Barton Baptist Church in Raleigh and her husband, Glenn, was employed by Carolina Power and Light Company in Raleigh until his retirement. Upon moving to Goldsboro, Mrs. Harvin joined the First Presbyterian Church of Goldsboro.

She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Helen Smith of Orangeburg, S.C.; two sons, Glenn B. "Jack" Harvin of Charlotte, and Allan B. Harvin, M.D., and his wife, Nancy, of Goldsboro; four grandchildren, Leigh Rosenberger and her husband, Leon, of Ridgefield, Washington; Slade Harvin and his wife, Tammy, of Wilmington, N.C., Glenn Harvin, M.D., and his wife, Beth, of Charleston, S.C., and Marie Harvin of Greensboro. She had one great-grandchild, Robert Glenn Rosenberger.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Henry C. Brabham of Gaffney, South Carolina.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Hayes Barton Baptist Church, 1800 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, N.C., 27608; or to the First Presbyterian Church, 1101 E. Ash Street, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Goldsboro, N.C.

(Written & Paid by the Family)

Published in Obituaries on May 3, 2004 3:09 PM