OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
5509 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, AR
Henry Alvin Harper
Published: November 20, 2012
Henry Alvin Harper, age 92, of Maumelle, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012. He was born on October 12, 1920 in Shirley, Arkansas to W.H. "Hop" and Katie Alice Bradley Harper.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Tom Nell Doyal Harper; son, Joe Tom Harper; daughter, Jackie Burnett; grandchild, Stefanie Harper; brothers, Connie Mack and Sherman Dale Harper; and sister, Mary Jo Holderfield. Mr. Harper is survived by wife, Helen Harper, two sons, Ben and Martha Harper of North Little Rock and W.H. "Dub" and Linda Harper of Sherwood; stepson, Sam and Diane Spencer of Springdale, Missouri; four daughters, Geniece and Floyd Franks of North Little Rock; Kathlynne and Chuck Pflughoeft of Jacksonville; Sue Ann and Rob Bledsoe of Russellville; Jane Ellen and Steve Buckley of Leesburg, Virginia; 14 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Harper was a Baptist and an Army Air Corps Veteran awarded the Bronze Star Medal 12 times for service throughout North Africa and Europe during World War II. He was in residential construction as a carpenter and cabinet maker.
Services will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 1 p.m. with viewing at 12 noon at Roller-McNutt at 1902 Highway 65 South in Clinton, Arkansas. The family will receive friends and family Tuesday, November 20th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Roller-Owens at 5509 JFK Blvd. in North Little Rock Arkansas. Graveside services will follow the funeral service at Bradford Cemetery, located off Highway 16 in Shirley (Van Buren County). Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.