Virgie Mae Harper

Published 5:00 am Thursday, October 16, 2008

Memorial services for Virgie Mae Harper, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at St. James M.B. Church in Brookhaven withburial in Greenlawn Cemetery in Los Angeles, Calif. WilliamsMortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Harper, 75, died Oct. 6, 2008, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter in Brookhaven. She was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 9,1933, to Emanuel Goodwin and Maebelle Goodwin.

She was retired. She was a member of St. James M.B. Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband,George Smith; her second husband, James L. Harper; and her twobrothers.

Survivors are her daughters, Alice Smith, of Brookhaven,Beatrice Smith, Gloria Beason, Mary Smith and Katherine Smith, allof Los Angeles; her sons, Claude Smith, Bobby Smith and DewayneSmith, all of Los Angeles; her sisters, Lillie Mae Henley, ofBrookhaven, Margie Aggert and Allean Williams, both of Los Angeles;a brother, Robert Goodwin, of Los Angeles; and her 13grandchildren.