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 Frank Brooks Harper

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Frank Brooks Harper

Birth
Gibson, Dunklin County, Missouri, USA
Death
3 Oct 2000 (aged 93)
Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, USA
Burial
Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID
19177781 View Source

"Frank" Brooks Harper was born on August 19, 1907 in Dunklin County, Gibson, Missouri and died on October 3, 2000 in Garland County, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. He was ths son of "Marvin" H. Harper, Sr. and "Minnie" Belle Brooks Harper. He married "Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon on December 3, 1942 in Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Abilene, Texas. She was born on June 24, 1905 in Craighead County, Black Oak, Arkansas, the daughter of Andrew J. and Mollie Guthrie, and died on May 22, 1996 in Garland County, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. After their deaths both Frank and his wife Ruth were cremated and their ashes are buried beside each other in the Harper burial site at Mount Zion Cemetery in Pemiscot County, Steele, Missouri. Before WWII "Frank" Brooks Harper was running an insurance business in Pemiscot County, Steele, Missouri. During World War II "Frank" Brooks Harper was stationed at Camp Barkeley to go to officers training school. Camp Barkeley was located a few miles south of Abilene, Texas. While "Frank" Brooks Harper was stationed at Camp Barkeley he married "Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon on December 3, 1942 at the Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Abilene, Texas. Dr. J. O. Haynes officiated the wedding ceremony of "Frank" Brooks Harper and "Ruth" Guthrie Lawhon Harper. During 1943 "Frank" Brooks Harper was the adjutant of the 144th Station Hospital at Camp Butner, located in Durham, North Carolina, and was promoted to 1st lieutenant. "Frank" Brooks Harper left WWII as a major in the medical administrative corps. After WWII "Frank" Brooks Harper set up a real estate business in Garland County, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas where "Frank" Brooks Harper and his wife "Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon Harper lived until their deaths.
Child of "Frank" Brooks Harper and "Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon Harper is:
William Brooks (Brooksey) Harper, born September 1, 1943.
William Brooks (Brooksey) Harper was adopted by "Frank"
Brooks Harper as his son. He is actually the grandson of
"Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon Harper through her son Elbert Clarence Lawhon, Jr. who was the son she had with her first husband, Elbert Clarence Lawhon, Sr..

William Brooks (Brooksey) Harper was born on September 1,
1943. He married Sharon Denise Harper. She was born on October 11, 1953.Children of William Brooks Harper and Sharon Denise Harper are:

1) Scott Edward Harper Welborn
2) Mindy Harper Welborn
3) Heath Daniel Harper who married Meredith Lea Chatham






"Frank" Brooks Harper was born on August 19, 1907 in Dunklin County, Gibson, Missouri and died on October 3, 2000 in Garland County, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. He was ths son of "Marvin" H. Harper, Sr. and "Minnie" Belle Brooks Harper. He married "Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon on December 3, 1942 in Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Abilene, Texas. She was born on June 24, 1905 in Craighead County, Black Oak, Arkansas, the daughter of Andrew J. and Mollie Guthrie, and died on May 22, 1996 in Garland County, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. After their deaths both Frank and his wife Ruth were cremated and their ashes are buried beside each other in the Harper burial site at Mount Zion Cemetery in Pemiscot County, Steele, Missouri. Before WWII "Frank" Brooks Harper was running an insurance business in Pemiscot County, Steele, Missouri. During World War II "Frank" Brooks Harper was stationed at Camp Barkeley to go to officers training school. Camp Barkeley was located a few miles south of Abilene, Texas. While "Frank" Brooks Harper was stationed at Camp Barkeley he married "Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon on December 3, 1942 at the Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Abilene, Texas. Dr. J. O. Haynes officiated the wedding ceremony of "Frank" Brooks Harper and "Ruth" Guthrie Lawhon Harper. During 1943 "Frank" Brooks Harper was the adjutant of the 144th Station Hospital at Camp Butner, located in Durham, North Carolina, and was promoted to 1st lieutenant. "Frank" Brooks Harper left WWII as a major in the medical administrative corps. After WWII "Frank" Brooks Harper set up a real estate business in Garland County, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas where "Frank" Brooks Harper and his wife "Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon Harper lived until their deaths.
Child of "Frank" Brooks Harper and "Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon Harper is:
William Brooks (Brooksey) Harper, born September 1, 1943.
William Brooks (Brooksey) Harper was adopted by "Frank"
Brooks Harper as his son. He is actually the grandson of
"Ruth" Mae Guthrie Lawhon Harper through her son Elbert Clarence Lawhon, Jr. who was the son she had with her first husband, Elbert Clarence Lawhon, Sr..

William Brooks (Brooksey) Harper was born on September 1,
1943. He married Sharon Denise Harper. She was born on October 11, 1953.Children of William Brooks Harper and Sharon Denise Harper are:

1) Scott Edward Harper Welborn
2) Mindy Harper Welborn
3) Heath Daniel Harper who married Meredith Lea Chatham







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