She and her family could hardly afford food, being that one of her children is seen saying, "Mommy, I'm hungry", and Mrs. Harris tells the child that she is as well. She was seen only in two scenes, one in which she was standing outside of the Kingston Falls bank, begging Mrs. Ruby Deagle for mercy so that her family could get more time to pay off their large debt to her. The family were in such bad times, that her husband Joe had to leave town to find work. Deagle refused, however, and when Mrs. Harris told Mrs. Deagle that it was Christmas, she turned to her and said, "Well, now you know what to ask Santa for, don't you?" Mrs. Harris was then seen speaking to Mr. Corben about it, although he also refused, much to her dismay.
It is unknown whether or not she (or her family) survived the Gremlin attack on Kingston Falls, but the deaths of both Mrs. Deagle and Corben during the attack may have given the bank new management, which may have given the Harris family some new hope.