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Wilma B Harper, 91 of Magee, MS passed away Sunday, January 22, 2023 at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Magee, MS. She was born Thursday, May 21, 1931 in Newton County, Mississippi.

   Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee, Mississippi. Burial will follow in Shiloh Baptist Church in Magee, MS. Bro. Don Savell and Bro. Mike Harper will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. 601-849-5031

  She was preceded in death by her husband, George  William  Harper;  son, Jeffery  Harper;  daughters, Betty  Beckham, and Ellen  Thames;  father, Alton  Blackburn;  mother, Opal  Bush  Lindsey;  step-father, W. J.  Lindsey;  step-mother, Grace  Blackburn; grandchildren, Amanda  Thomas, Daylyn  McCraw, and Dana  Holder;  brother, Frank  Blackburn;  sisters, Betty  Bishop and Evelyn  Alford;   great grandchild, Nathan  Holder;  son-in-law, Jerry  Thames.

    Survivors include her sons, Michael Harper (Cheryl) and Gary Harper (Kathy);  daughter, Rebecca  Mosley  (Buddy); sixteen grandchildren; thirty-two  great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces  and nephews and other family members.

   Pallbearers will be Peyton Barnard, Kayden Harper, Timon Kennedy, Carson Harper, Will Hutchins, and John Brown.

  An online guestbook may be signed at

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee, MS is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.


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