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James Arden Harper
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1935
Sheridan
Grant County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 2003
Lawton
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA

James Arden Harper
SSG US ARMY KOREA, VIETNAM
Buried At: Section XII Site 16
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Lawton Constitution
Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma
James A. Harper
Graveside service with military honors for James A. Harper, 68, Lawton, will be at 2 p.m. today at Post Cemetery, Fort Sill.
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Lawton Constitution
Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma
Mr. Harper died Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, at a local hospital.
Arrangements are by Becker Funeral Home.

He was born Aug. 7, 1935, in Sheridan, Ark., to Roy and Thelma Holiman Harper.

He enlisted into the Army in November 1952 and served in Korean and Vietnam. He also served as a tank commander. He retired as a staff sergeant after 22 years and received numerous medals, including the Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal (4th Award), Combat Infantryman Badge, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.

He married Carol Ann Ellington on May 5, 1967, in Wichita Falls, Texas. After he retired, he was employed by TG&Y as a mechanic.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; and two sisters: Louise Wagner and her husband Allan, Cabot, Ark.; and Brenda Gronwald, Pine Bluff, Ark.

He was preceded in death by a son, Darrell Wayne Harper; and his parents.

Sympathy cards may be sent to the family at www.beckerfuneral.com. 
 
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 Children:
  Darrell W. Harper (1965 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Sill Post Cemetery
Fort Sill
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: JKB
Record added: Apr 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14118013
James Arden Harper
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James Arden Harper
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 Added: Aug. 19, 2010
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 Added: Jun. 28, 2006
 
 
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