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Jerry Allen Loper

Bentonville , AR, 1939 - 2019

Jerry Allen Loper, 80, of Bentonville, passed away December 25, 2019, surrounded by his family in Bentonville. He was born May 3, 1939, in Long Prairie, Minn., the son of Harley Leech and Barbara "Ann" Pemberton. Jerry was a machinist for P.G.I. and worked for BEMCO in Centerton for 11 years. He was a member of the Pea Ridge Freewill Baptist Church and he also enjoyed repairing automobiles. He is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Dennis Loper; four brothers, Jimmie, Raymond, Bobby, and Ronnie Loper.
He is survived by his wife, Iva Holliday Loper of the home; children, Jimmy Loper and wife Melva of Centerton, Kenny Loper and wife Rhonda, and Karen Edwards, all of Bentonville; his siblings, John Loper of Prairie Grove, Betty Johnson of Willis, Texas, and Lori of Missouri; ten grandchildren, twenty five great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services 1 p.m., Monday, December 30, 2019, at the Pea Ridge Freewill Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Bentonville Cemetery. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, at Benton County Funeral Home, 306 N. 4th in downtown Rogers. Online condolences to

Published December 27, 2019

Benton County Funeral Home
306 N. 4th Street, Rogers, AR
Phone: 479-636-6700