Susan Grant Harris Frazier

9 June, 194722 April, 2021

Susan Harris Frazier, 73, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2021. She was born in Oxford, NC to the late John “Jerry” Pearson Harris Jr. and Mary Green Thiem Harris. She graduated in 1965 from JF Webb High School in Oxford. Susan graduated from Meredith College in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and received her Master’s of Education degree from NC State University in 1986.

Susan is survived by her son, Robert Frazier; sister, Mary Cynthia Monday and husband Jerry; nieces, Lane Russell and husband Brandon, Allison Davis and husband Ben, all of Raleigh, and nephews, Drew Russell and wife Elizabeth Anne, of Charlotte, William Monday and wife Meredith, of Clayton. Her great nieces and nephews, who adored Aunt Susu: Violet, Benjamin, Mary Alma, Maxwell, William, Anne, Lucy, and Mary Beth.

Her joyous and special spirit warmed all of those around her. Susan had an army of friends who she treasured and who brought her joy and filled her life with happiness. She had a sense of humor that could bring ease to anyone and warm a room. Susan was an avid lifelong student and she was always ready to grow and learn new things. Susan never met a furry friend that she didn’t love.

Susan believed deeply in philanthropy and giving back to the community and supported the Wings - Adult Education at Meredith College, CORRAL Riding Academy, Methodist Home for Children, Saving Grace, and many other organizations helping animals and children. Susan previously served as the Director of Volunteers at the Women’s Center in Raleigh. She also previously served as chairman of the board after the passing of JP Harris Jr. during the merger of Union National Bank and Southern National Bank.

The Family is grateful to the doctors and nurses at Rex Neuroscience ICU for their care and medical support.

There will be a time of remembrance for Susan on June 6th at 3:00 p.m. at her sister Mary Cynthia’s home. Please wear purple, her favorite color, and bring a stone or crystal for a garden memorial.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Susan’s name to Wings - Adult Education at Meredith College or an animal rescue organization of your choice.

Services provided by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC.


  • Memorial Service

    Sunday, 6 June , 2021

  • There will be a time of remembrance for Susan at her sister Mary Cynthia’s home

    Sunday, 6 June , 2021


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