Mabel Christine Cox Harrison

Mabel Christine Cox Harrison, 90, of Rocky Mount died Saturday, November 4, 2017.

She was born in Roanoke Rapids to the late Eddie Paul and Fannie Doyle Cox. She was also preceded in death by her husband, brother, and her beloved granddaughter, Ann-Elizabeth Doyle Brown.

After attending Cosmetology College in Raleigh, she moved back to Roanoke Rapids where she owned and operated Chris's Hair Styling on East 10th Street until her retirement at the age of 73.

She was a lifelong member of First Christian Church in Roanoke Rapids.

Christine moved to Rocky Mount in October 2012 to live near her daughter and family. She was cared for and loved by the people of Brekenridge Retirement Center until her death there earlier this week.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter, Cora Brown and her husband, John W. Brown, III, of Rocky Mount; her grandson, John-Paul W. Brown and his wife, Fahlon, of Nashville, NC; her granddaughter, Rebekah F. Brown, of Charlotte; and her nephew, Eddie Cox, of Titusville, Florida.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Brown family cemetery at the daughter's home with Dr. Rob Westlund officiating.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the daughter's home.

Arrangements are being handled by Askew Funeral and Cremation Services, 731 Roanoke Ave., Roanoke Rapids.

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