Mary Katheryn Harper, age 77, of Ardmore, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Ardmore. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, in The Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest, with the Rev. Donny Custar officiating. Services will conclude in The Chapel.

Mary Harper was born Feb. 6, 1936, in Dublin, Ark. She married Gene Harper on March 16, 1954.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gene Harper, in 2012; son, John, in 2012; brother, Russell Eddins; and grandson, Michael Adams.

Mary graduated High School in Gillsburg, Miss. She worked as a retail clerk at Daube's Department Store. Mary was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and United Commercial Travelers. She enjoyed quilting, embroidery and painting.

Harper is survived by her son, Richard Harper and wife, Linda of Arlington, Texas; daughter, Gena Alves, and husband, William of Norman; brother, Robert Stalcup, of Texas; sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Charles Armstrong, of Texas; four grandchildren, Daniel Harper, Bruce Adams, Deborah Bitto, and Bryan Adams; and two great-grandchildren, Lindsey Harper and Marie Bitto.

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