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In Memory Of
Bessie Ann Harper
1948 2024

Bessie Ann Harper

September 30, 1948 — February 19, 2024

Bess Ann Harper, our beautiful, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Wife, passed away in her Grove City, Ohio home on Monday, February 19th, 2024 with her husband Jim by her side. She was 75 years old.

Bess was born September 30, 1948 to Leroy and Gladys (Rice) Mckinney in Columbus, Ohio.

Bess was married to James W. Harper Sr. for 58 years. She was a dedicated worker for Sears and Eddie Bauer for many years.

Bess enjoyed shopping and nice spring and fall weather. She loved flowers, gardening and birds. She enjoyed visiting the Columbus Zoo. Bess loved to read and watch Lifetime movies. She loved the color purple in all shades and wore it all the time. She loved to eat ice cream and enjoyed it one last time before she passed. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great grandchildren. Christmas was her favorite holiday and she loved to decorate for the occasion and wrapping the presents beautifully.

Bess survived by her husband James, sons Jimmy and Tim Harper and daughter Robin (Myers) Harper. Their spouses, Aletha, Nora and Alan. Her grandchildren, Jessica Harper (Josh LaBarge) and Jacob Myers. Her great grandchildren, Oakley, Emree and Riley.

Bess will be forever with us in our hearts and deeply missed.

Friends may call at the NEWCOMER SOUTHWEST CHAPEL 3393 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio 43123 on Sunday, February 25, 2024 from 1:00pm until time of funeral at 3:00pm.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bessie Ann Harper, please visit our flower store.

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Sunday, February 25, 2024

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Sunday, February 25, 2024

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3393 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123

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