Funeral services for Mrs. Beatrice Harper, 89, of Ringgold, LA will be held Monday, September 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Ringgold, LA under the direction of Rockett Funeral Home in Ringgold, LA. Officiating will be Bro. James Morgan and Bro. B. R. Loftin. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Ringgold, LA.
Visiation will be Sunday, September 2, 2012 from 5-7 at Rockett Funeral Home Chapel in Ringgold, LA. Mrs. Harper was born March 30, 1923 in Linden, TX to Homer and Maggie Penny Castor. She passed away on August 31, 2012 at her home in Ringgold, LA. She was a member of Social Springs Baptist Church and retired from the Bienville Parish School Board where she taught 3rd grade at Ringgold for twenty years. Mrs. Harper was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, two sisters, two half sisters, and one half brother.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 66 years, Billy Rex Harper, Sr. of Ringgold, LA; sons, Billy Rex Harper, Jr. of Ringgold, LA and Robert Eugene Harper and his wife, Mary Allen Harper of Ruston, LA; sister, Ruth Bennett of Alexandria, LA; grandchildren, Lisa Harper, Sheri Anne Harper, Rebecca Eve Harper, John Andrew Harper and Benjamin Lee Harper; 9 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.