From the AfroAmerican Ledger (Baltimore)
6 July 1912
HARRIS – On July 3, 1912, Walter H., beloved son of Leroy and Mary E. Harris, at his late residence, 2045 Division street.Funeral from Grace Presbyterian church, Dolphin and Etting streets, on Saturday, July 6, at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery.Death has robbed us of our son,Whom we loved and cherished dearIt was Walter, yes dear WalterCan we help but shed a tear?His suffering days are over,His pain and misery ceasedGod called him to his Heavenly home.With Him to live in peace.By his parents.
From the Afro-American (Baltimore)
13 July 1912
Young School Instructor Laid To RestThe Funeral Services Were WellAttended At Grace PresbyterianChurch LastSaturday.The funeral of Walter Harris, who died at his home, 2045 Division street, Wednesday of last week, after a long illness, was held at Grace Presbyterian Church last Saturday morning. The services were conducted by Rev. Dr. W. Edward Williams, pastor of the church, assisted by Revs. G. F. Bragg, L. Z. Johnson and E. F. Eggleston, of Newark, N.J. Interment was in Mt. Auburn cemetery.Mr. Harris was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Harris. He was a graduate of the Colored High School and Brown University receiving the degree of bachelor of arts from the latter school in 1909. He was teacher of history in the Colored High School, and was regarded as a most capable instructor.