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Wilma “Billie” Harper

May 30, 1929 - April 12, 2023

Wilma “Billie” Harper, 93, of Lynchburg died Wednesday April 12, 2023.  She was the devoted wife of the late Richard Carroll Harper. Wilma was born May 30, 1929, in Watsonville, CA, a daughter of the late Ira Leland Harris and Violet Gale Harris. She retired as a Material Control Clerk from General Electric/Ericsson. She is survived by a son Richard G. Harper and wife, Juanda of Forest, a granddaughter Marquis Bailey Harper of Forest, countless family members from Oregon and friends from across the country. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret “Peggy “Louise Albert and a brother, John Edward “Bud” Harris. A Celebration of Billie’s Life will be held at 2p.m., Saturday, April 15, 2023 at Fort Hill Memorial Park.   The family will receive friends Friday, April 14, 2023, from 6 – 8:00 pm at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg. Memorials may be made to Centra Hospice of the Hills, 2097 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501.


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To the Harper family, my deepest condolences for your loss. Billie was such a large presence in many lives - including my own. Prayers, hugs and love! xoxo

Posted by Emily Hammock on April 14, 2023

So sorry to hear my sweet buddy has gone to be with the Lord. Thinking of you Richard and your family.

Posted by Susan Reynolds on April 13, 2023

Richard , My sincere condolences to you and your family.

Posted by Betty Moseley on April 13, 2023

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Sherry Foster on April 13, 2023

Richard, God bless you and your family.

Posted by Marshall Henry on April 13, 2023

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