Emma Lee Harper

Published 12:09 pm Friday, August 5, 2016

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Lee Harper, 79, Bassfield, MS were held on Friday, July 29, 2016 at 1PM from the Progress Missionary Baptist Church, Bassfield, MS.  Reverend Marcus Hull officiated the services.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive, MS was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Harper passed away at her residence on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Kenneth Price, Keyshawn Prince, Henry Applewhite, Kevin Prince, Jamal White, and Gary H. White.

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Active Pallbearers:  Dennis Reese, Kenneth Harrison, Larry Easterling, Randy Mikell, Keny Lofton,and Kenny Herrin.

Flower Bearers:  Family and Friends.

Mrs. Harper attended Carver High School, Bassfield, MS.  She was a  faithful  member of Progress MBC where she served as secretary, financial clerk, and usher.  She was a retired worker at Collinswood Poultry Plant, Collins, MS.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Easterling and Luannar Price and Sandy Price; her husband, T.J. Harper, baby daughter,  Melinda, five brothers, T. J., Willie, Walter, Luther, and M. L. Easterling; two sisters, Maggie Reese and Ella Mae Booth.

Survivors include, daughter, Barbara and son Alfred Charles.  Two sisters, Elizabeth Reese, Sumrall, MS and Georgia M. Bass, Bassfield.  and a niece who was raised as a sister, Annie McDonald, Bassfield. 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren,  2 spiritual sisters, one brother-in-law, one sister-in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends