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Helen Cruse Roper

White Hall, AR, 1929 - 2022

Helen Cruse Roper, age 93, of White Hall, Ark., passed away on Nov. 17, 2022. She was born June 29, 1929 in Harrell, Ark., to Norman and Alice Karriker Cruse. She was married to V.L. Roper on March 10, 1949 for 67 years until his death in 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister: Dorothy Hiatt, brother: Frank Cruse, three brothers-in-law, one sister-in-law, one nephew and one niece.
Helen loved camping and fishing with friends and family. Even if the fish were not biting, she would continue fishing for hours.
She is survived by her three children, Sharon Place (Jack) of White Hall, Debra Roper of Sheridan, and Gary Roper of White Hall; two grandchildren Andrea Place of Los Angeles, Calif. and Jason Place (Jennifer) of Woodlawn; three great-grandchildren, Mackenzie McDaniel (Landon) of Watson Chapel, Chloe Place and Paisley Place of Woodlawn; one great-great-grandchild, Truett McDaniel of Watson Chapel.
Also surviving her are her sisters, Norma Jean Houpt of Greensboro, N.C., Mary Jane Craig of Greensboro, N.C., and Charlotte Brockwell of Gonzales, Louisiana; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21 at Union Grove Cemetery in Calhoun County with Rev. Ricky Smith officiating. Visitation 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, at Frazer's Funeral Home. The family would like to thank the Arkansas Hospice Care team for them excellent care for Mrs. Helen Roper. Online guestbook

Published November 20, 2022

Frazer's Funeral Home
305 South Main Street, P.O. Box 751, Warren, AR
Phone: 870-226-2633