Thomas David Harper, 76, of Poplar Grove passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 at his home.
Thomas David Harper, 76, of Poplar Grove passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 at his home. Mr. Harper was born February 10, 1939 at Helena to the late Charlie and Ruby Self Harper. He was a tractor mechanic and a member of the County Line Baptist Church.
Mr. Harper leaves his wife, Helen Johnston Harper of Poplar Grove; two sons, Bruce Bottorff of Helena-West Helena, and James Bottorff (Sonja) of Marvell; three daughters, Beverly Mallard (Danny) of Lexa, Jeri L. Harper of Lexa and Jonell Norwood (Sidney) of Helena-West Helena; 20 grandchildren, David Allen Hubbard (Ashley), Nicole Rohrscheib (Leonard), Sara Reynolds (Michael), Steven Pitts (Erica), Thomas Harper, Dakota Harper, Linda Harper, Locona Harper, Elizabeth Williams, Chandra Bottorff, Shana Bottorff, Garren Bottorff, Clay Norwood, Noah Norwood, Justin Norwood, Jennifer McDuffie, Leigh Norwood, Steven Fulton, Taylor Bottorff and Matt Bottorff; two brothers, Jimmy Harper (Winsel) of Lexa and Jerry Harper of Lexa; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Thomas W. Harper, a daughter, Priscilla Harper, a stepson, Chris Bottorff; and a brother, Oscar Harper.
Funeral services for Thomas David Harper will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 26 at County Line Baptist Church in Marvell. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery in Helena-West Helena. Brother Joseph McIntosh will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 25at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Dennis Bryant Sr., Kent Clemons Sr., Dennis Brock, Mike Rial, Brian Chastain and Micky Young.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Brotherhood of County Line Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to County Line Baptist Church, 12765 Highway 316 South, Marvell, AR 72366.
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena (870) 572-2571, will direct services. The online guestbook is at http://www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena).