"Dignity without Compromise"
Evelyn Harper, Okmulgee resident, died Friday, January 16, 2004 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital. She was 80 years of age. She was born September 22, 1923 in Altus, Oklahoma to Walter E. and Lona (McCarty) Howe. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Rhonda Gail Harper, and a brother, Col. Charles P. Howe. Survivors include her husband, Bill Harper of Okmulgee, a daughter, Sherry Kemp and husband Chuck of Okmulgee, a son, Dwight Harper of Arlington, Texas, four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held 2:00 P.M. Monday, January 19, 2004 at the Oakridge Cemetery in Honey Grove, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.