To God be the Glory, I am a God
fearing woman, who loves the Lord
with all my heart and soul. I was born
an raised in a small town called
Cusseta, Georgia to the late George
Dotson and Susie Thornton Dotson of
Columbus, Georgia. My husband and I
have two children, Dandrell "Danny"
of Asheville, North Carolina and Latia
Harris of Atlanta, Georgia.
After graduating from Cusseta High School, I forfeited a scholarship to the
University of Georgia to pursue a career in Brooklyn, New York. I began my
career as an Overseas operator for Verizon Telephone Company in 1970. I was
promoted several times in many different positions such as Engineer
Technician and Truck Assigner.
Now retired, I decided to move to Wilmington, North Carolina. Currently, I
am the owner of a boutique called Raspberry Fashions located at The Plaza On
Market located at 4306 Market Street Wilmington, NC. I specialize in the
latest in church attire and casual wear. I received my calling into the ministry
in Wilmington, NC. My educational achievements include attending the
Covenant Theological Seminary, Tabernacle Bible Institute, and Christian
Leadership seminar where empowering leaders for divine leadership.
Received my BA, Masters and I received my doctorate of Theology degree
from the Covenant Theological seminary. My love for the Lord has pushed me
in the direction of outreach ministry going in the community, highways and
by ways preaching and teaching the gospel and feeding and clothing the
I know God is real and the Holy Spirit is alive inside of me,

Dr. Rose M. Harris, Elect First Lady
A Word from the First Lady