Funeral services for Will Harper, Jr. 90, Quitman are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Brocks Chapel United Methodist Church, Quitman with Clara Gilbert-Love and Reverends Robert Davis and Zeb Cantley officiating. Burial will follow in Quitman City Cemetery. There will be no family visitation.
Will was born October 6, 1924 in Quitman, TX to the late William Clark and Hattie Harper and passed away May 14, 2015 in Tyler, TX. He retired from Tyler Pipe Industries. He served his country in the U. S. Army during WWII and was a member of Brock's Chapel United Methodist Church.
Will is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Helen Ruth Harper in 1977 and a daughter, Hattie Ruth Davis, March 21, 2015, a sister, Willie Mae Cash and a brother Paul Stewart.
He is survived by 3 sons, Robert Ivery and wife Sonya, Tyler, Tx., Paul Harper, Quitman, TX and Terrance Harper and wife Margarita,Tyler, TX.; 2 daughters, Mary carter, Compton, CA and Sheila Harper, Tyler, TX; 13 grandchildren and numerous great and great great grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.