Geraldine Horn Harper

September 5, 1923 ~ April 18, 2020 (age 96)


A private Graveside Service for Geraldine Harper will be held at Independence Cemetery with Pastor Fergus Jacobs officiating. Mrs. Harper passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Denton Regional Medical Center in Denton.

Geraldine Horn Harper was born on September 5, 1923 to Sylvester Horn and Katherine Ryan Horn in Greenville, TX. She attended elementary at Sand Field community in TX and high school in Quitman, TX. Geraldine married to Curlie Harper in Sulphur Springs, TX on August 16, 1944. He preceded her in death in 1984. Geraldine was a private maid and was a faithful member of the Evening Chapel CME Church in Sulphur Springs. She worked as a missionary, served on the Stewardess board and was very instrumental in getting the blue prints for the fellowship hall for the church done. Mrs. Harper received residence of the month at Denton Rehab and Nursing Center.

She is survived by her daughters: Dorothy Hall and Katie Milburn; granddaughters: Cheri Cooper, Equilla Harper and Felicia (Lisa) Williams; grandsons: Kenneth Buchanan, Patrick Harper, Jerry Fields, Jason Hall and Kelvin Hall.

Mrs. Harper was preceded in death by her parents: Sylvester and Katherine Horn; husband: Curlie Harper; daughters: Marida Williams, Opal Sims, Ruth Truitt and Arther Lean Cooper; son: Billy Harper.

Arrangements are under the direction of Tapp Funeral Home.

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