Betty Harris

Elizabeth “Betty” or “Boo-Boo” Steuart Harris, 98, a resident of Haywood Estates for the past 15 years, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Greenville. A traditional Scottish graveside service was held Wednesday, Oct. 28, in Lamar Memorial Cemetery, directed by Belk Funeral Home. Face coverings were recommended at the service and social distancing guidelines were observed. Mrs. Harris was born in Tampa, Fla., on Oct. 22, 1922, daughter of the late Alexander and Margaret W. Steuart. She lived in Tampa for 23 years, Lamar for 40 years, North Myrtle Beach for 20 years, and then in Greenville. She worked as a teacher and retired from the Darlington County School District in 1983, after 16 years. Betty was a member of Lamar United Methodist Church, Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church and First Presbyterian Church of Greenville, where she volunteered in many different capacities. She also volunteered at the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce and “Reach to Recovery.” She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Cox; her son, William “Bucky” Daily (Connie) Harris Jr.; three grandchildren, Maxi (William) Henry, Jennifer McKellar, Sarah (Ben) Wright; three great-grandchildren, Abby Wright, Maddax Wright and Bryce McKellar; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Daily Harris Sr., and a sister, Flora Steuart. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Greenville Relay For Life, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615. A guestbook is available online at

Author: Stephan Drew

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