|Birth: ||Jan. 9, 1883|
|Death: ||Nov. 9, 1961|
Per death cert. & Valley Mills Tribune
Father: Andrew Loper
Mother: Amanda Harrison
"A long time Baptist preacher in Central TX area. He moved to Crawford in 1903 where he was a barber. He entered the ministry and Baylor Univ. in 1912 and was graduated in 1923, the year his oldest son started to Baylor."
"Rev. Loper had been a pastor at Crawford, Osage, Turnersville, Jonesboro, Shiloh, and O'Donnell. He also was chaplain at Gatesville School for Boys for 6 years. He retired as pastor at Shiloh Bapt. Church in 1953 but had preached at various churches almost every Sunday since then."
Married Cena Henson in 1904 in Crawford.
Member of Columbus Ave. Bapt. Church.
Survived by wife; sons R.J. Loper & Gene M. Loper; 2 brothers Oscar & Vesta Loper; sisters Mrs. Artie Shafer, Mrs. Prudie Hinton, & Mrs. R.J. Roddy; & 2 grandchildren.
Cena Henson Loper (1884 - 1972)*
Created by: History Hunter
Record added: May 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69206576