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Dolores “Mimi” (Wilson) Harbin

October 16, 1930 ~ September 4, 2021 (age 90)


Dolores Wilson “Mimi” Harbin, age 90, wife of the late Fred Harbin, of Starr, SC, and recently of The Manor House at The Maples in Honea Path, died, Saturday, September 4, 2021, at AnMed Health Medical Center after a short illness.

Born in Iva, SC on October 16, 1930, she was a daughter of the late John Asbury Wilson and the late Gladys Lawton Wilson. Ms. Harbin attended Iva High School and was a retired cook at several Anderson area restaurants, and for a time in the early 80’s she was a desk clerk at Royal American Motor Inn.

After her retirement she moved to the Flatrock Community of Starr to be closer to her daughter and was known as “The Cake Lady”, having baked over 400 cakes per year for her family and friends. She attended Unity Baptist Church in Starr. Ms. Harbin loved to travel, and was particularly fond of the Pigeon Forge and Cade’s Cove areas of Tennessee.

She is survived by her daughter; Modina Moore Hall and husband Donald of Starr, five grandchildren; Kim Nelson Peed and husband Robby of SC, Patrick Campbell and wife Kristi Lowe Campbell of Anderson, SC, Josh Matheny of Evergreen, CO, Letina Leix and her husband Tony of Littleton, CO and Dennis Dykes and his wife Dana of Panama City Beach, FL., and 9 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her “bonus daughter”, Felicia Moore Burdette (Stoney Stone).

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter Tina Moore Norwood, her brothers, Frazier Wilson and Donald Wilson, and her sister, Delree Stamps.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 2:00pm, in The Tribute Room of The Standard Cremation & Funeral Center 1621 Pearman Dairy Rd. Anderson, S.C. 29625. Rev. David Pickens and Rev. Lloyd Robison will officiate, and burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Anderson.

The family will receive friends at The Standard, prior to the service, from 12:30pm – 2:00pm.

The family would like to thank the staff of The Manor House at The Maples in Honea Path for the special care given to her in the last several months.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Unity Baptist Church Ladies Ministry, 105 Unity Church Rd., Starr, S.C. 29684.

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