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 Marvin H. “Junior” Harper Jr.

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Marvin H. “Junior” Harper Jr.

Birth
Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Death
26 Jul 1999 (aged 74)
Osceola, Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA
Burial
Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID
19197194 View Source

Marvin H. Harper, Jr. (Junior) - The Son of "Marvin" H.
Harper, Sr. and "Minnie" Belle Brooks Harper

Marvin H. Harper, Jr. (Junior) was born February 9, 1925
in Pemiscot County on Route 1, Box 291 in Steele, Missouri in the bootheel area of the state, died July 26, 1999 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Mississippi County, Osceola, Arkansas, and was buried July 29, 1999 at Mount Zion Cemetery located in Pemiscot County, Steele, Missouri. He was married to Dorothy Williamson.

Notes from funeral service bulletin of Marvin H. Harper,
Jr. (Junior):

Funeral Service Announcement:

Marvin Harper, Jr.
February 9, 1925 - July 26, 1999

Graveside Services
Thursday, July 29, 1999
2:00 PM
Mt. Zion Cemetery
Steele, Missouri

Services Conducted By:
Reverend Rick Brothers

John W. German Funeral Home
Steele, Missouri

Mr. Marvin Harper Jr. was born February 9, 1925 at
Steele, Missouri and died July 26, 1999 at the Baptist
Memorial Hospital in Osceola, Arkansas at the age of 74.

He was the son of the late Marvin H. and Minnie Brooks
Harper of Steele, Missouri.

He retired from the Corps of Engineers, Memphis Division
and served his country during World War II as a
paratrooper in the U. S. Army.

He was a member of the Snow Lake Baptist Church.

He is survived by the following:

Wife - Dorothy Williamson Harper of Cooter, Missouri

Two Sons - Marvin Harper III of Mountain View, Arkansas
David Harper of Elaine, Arkansas
Daughter - Anise Rushing of Cooter, Missouri

Three Brothers - Frank Harper of Hot Springs, Arkansas
Reginald Harper of Indianapolis, Indiana
Bobby Harper of Nashville, Tennessee

Sister - Mrs. Ruth Harper Toohey of Vallejo, California

9 Grandchildren
9 Great-grandchildren
Many nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy Harper, L.
M. Harper and a sister Mrs. Kathleen Boroughs.

Graveside services were held Thursday July 29, 1999 at the
Mt. Zion Cemetery at 2:00PM with Reverend Rick
Brothers officiating.

John W. German Funeral Home of Steele, Missouri in charge.

Pall Bearers - Jonathan Harper, Bryan Harper, John David
Harper, Bruce Harper, Billy Ray and Matt McGuire.

More About Marvin H. Harper, Jr. (Junior):

Burial: July 29, 1999, Mount Zion Cemetery , Pemiscot
County, Steele, Missouri

Military: December 15, 1945, Fort Bragg, North Carolina:
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Marvin Harper
Birth Year: 1925
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Missouri
State: Missouri
County or City: Pemiscot

Enlistment Date: December 15, 1945
Enlistment State: North Carolina
Enlistment City: Fort Bragg
Branch: Infantry
Branch Code: Infantry
Grade: Private First Class
Grade Code: Private First Class
Term of Enlistment: One year enlistment
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses,
Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source: Enlisted Man, Philippine Scout or recall to AD of
an enlisted man who had been transferred to the ERC

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Truck Driver, Light
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 66
Weight: 070

Children of Marvin H. Harper, Jr. (Junior) and Dorothy
Williamson are:

1) Marvin H. Harper III
2) David Harper.
3) Anise Harper.

Marvin H. Harper, III married Deborah.

Children of Marvin (Marvin Junior) H. Harper III and
Deborah are:

1) Bryan Harper
2) Prudence Harper
3) Jonathan Harper

David Harper married Linda.

Children of David Harper and Linda are:

1) John David Harper
2) Bruce Harper

Anise Harper married Jerry Rushing.

Child of Anise Harper and Jerry Rushing is:

1) Jerry Rushing, Jr.

Sources:

1. National Archives and Records Administration, U.S.
World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Provo,
UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, Online
publication - National Archives and Records
Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment
Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:
The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data -
Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946
[Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment
Records; Records of the National Archives and Records
Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at
College Park, College Park, MD.
2. Ancestry.com, Social Security Death Index, Provo, UT,
USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, Online
publication - Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index
[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations
Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Social Security
Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File.
Social Security Administration.
3. National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans
Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006, Provo, UT, USA: The
Generations Network, Inc., 2006, Online publication -
National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans
Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT,
USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data -
National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite
Locator..


Marvin H. Harper, Jr. (Junior) - The Son of "Marvin" H.
Harper, Sr. and "Minnie" Belle Brooks Harper

Marvin H. Harper, Jr. (Junior) was born February 9, 1925
in Pemiscot County on Route 1, Box 291 in Steele, Missouri in the bootheel area of the state, died July 26, 1999 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Mississippi County, Osceola, Arkansas, and was buried July 29, 1999 at Mount Zion Cemetery located in Pemiscot County, Steele, Missouri. He was married to Dorothy Williamson.

Notes from funeral service bulletin of Marvin H. Harper,
Jr. (Junior):

Funeral Service Announcement:

Marvin Harper, Jr.
February 9, 1925 - July 26, 1999

Graveside Services
Thursday, July 29, 1999
2:00 PM
Mt. Zion Cemetery
Steele, Missouri

Services Conducted By:
Reverend Rick Brothers

John W. German Funeral Home
Steele, Missouri

Mr. Marvin Harper Jr. was born February 9, 1925 at
Steele, Missouri and died July 26, 1999 at the Baptist
Memorial Hospital in Osceola, Arkansas at the age of 74.

He was the son of the late Marvin H. and Minnie Brooks
Harper of Steele, Missouri.

He retired from the Corps of Engineers, Memphis Division
and served his country during World War II as a
paratrooper in the U. S. Army.

He was a member of the Snow Lake Baptist Church.

He is survived by the following:

Wife - Dorothy Williamson Harper of Cooter, Missouri

Two Sons - Marvin Harper III of Mountain View, Arkansas
David Harper of Elaine, Arkansas
Daughter - Anise Rushing of Cooter, Missouri

Three Brothers - Frank Harper of Hot Springs, Arkansas
Reginald Harper of Indianapolis, Indiana
Bobby Harper of Nashville, Tennessee

Sister - Mrs. Ruth Harper Toohey of Vallejo, California

9 Grandchildren
9 Great-grandchildren
Many nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy Harper, L.
M. Harper and a sister Mrs. Kathleen Boroughs.

Graveside services were held Thursday July 29, 1999 at the
Mt. Zion Cemetery at 2:00PM with Reverend Rick
Brothers officiating.

John W. German Funeral Home of Steele, Missouri in charge.

Pall Bearers - Jonathan Harper, Bryan Harper, John David
Harper, Bruce Harper, Billy Ray and Matt McGuire.

More About Marvin H. Harper, Jr. (Junior):

Burial: July 29, 1999, Mount Zion Cemetery , Pemiscot
County, Steele, Missouri

Military: December 15, 1945, Fort Bragg, North Carolina:
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Marvin Harper
Birth Year: 1925
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Missouri
State: Missouri
County or City: Pemiscot

Enlistment Date: December 15, 1945
Enlistment State: North Carolina
Enlistment City: Fort Bragg
Branch: Infantry
Branch Code: Infantry
Grade: Private First Class
Grade Code: Private First Class
Term of Enlistment: One year enlistment
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses,
Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source: Enlisted Man, Philippine Scout or recall to AD of
an enlisted man who had been transferred to the ERC

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Truck Driver, Light
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 66
Weight: 070

Children of Marvin H. Harper, Jr. (Junior) and Dorothy
Williamson are:

1) Marvin H. Harper III
2) David Harper.
3) Anise Harper.

Marvin H. Harper, III married Deborah.

Children of Marvin (Marvin Junior) H. Harper III and
Deborah are:

1) Bryan Harper
2) Prudence Harper
3) Jonathan Harper

David Harper married Linda.

Children of David Harper and Linda are:

1) John David Harper
2) Bruce Harper

Anise Harper married Jerry Rushing.

Child of Anise Harper and Jerry Rushing is:

1) Jerry Rushing, Jr.

Sources:

1. National Archives and Records Administration, U.S.
World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Provo,
UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, Online
publication - National Archives and Records
Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment
Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:
The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data -
Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946
[Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment
Records; Records of the National Archives and Records
Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at
College Park, College Park, MD.
2. Ancestry.com, Social Security Death Index, Provo, UT,
USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, Online
publication - Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index
[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations
Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Social Security
Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File.
Social Security Administration.
3. National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans
Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006, Provo, UT, USA: The
Generations Network, Inc., 2006, Online publication -
National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans
Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT,
USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data -
National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite
Locator..


Gravesite Details

On the headstone for Marvin H. Harper, Jr. (Junior) it states: Marvin Harper, Jr. - PFC US Army - World War II - February 9, 1925 - July 26, 1999.


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  • Created by: Ricky Harper
  • Added: 3 May 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 19197194
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19197194/marvin-h-harper: accessed ), memorial page for Marvin H. “Junior” Harper Jr. (9 Feb 1925–26 Jul 1999), Find a Grave Memorial ID 19197194, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Ricky Harper (contributor 46902648).