William Rosco “Ross” Harp

William Rosco “Ross” Harp

Newton County, Arkansas, USA
Death 8 Mar 1967 (aged 75)
Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA
Burial Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 48373970 · View Source
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Ross was the son of William Thomas Harp and Martha Emaline Chaffin. He moved to McIntosh Co., OK with his family in the early 1900's.

He married Clara Ethel Porter on May 5, 1910 in McIntosh Co., OK and to that union ten children were born. Homer Troy 1912, Roy Nobal 1914, William Edgar 1916, Essie Loraine 1917, Iva Florine 1919, Asker Raymond 1921, Nola Lee 1923, Virgil Ollis 1925, Betty Jo 1929 and Kenneth Ray 1934.

He farmed the years they lived in Oklahoma also worked for the phone company. They moved to Borger 1944-1945 and made their home in Borger until his death.


Final Rites For William R. Harp Slated Tuesday

Final rites for William R. Harp, 75, of 525 Missouri, are to be conducted at 11:30 a. m. Thursday from Missionary Baptist Church, 1300 S. Cedar. The Rev. W. S. Taylor, pastor, will officiate.

Interment in Westlawn Memorial Park will be directed by Simpson Funeral Home.

Harp died at 1 p. m. Monday in North Plains Hospital. A resident for 22 years, Harp was a member of Missionary Baptist church.

Surviving are the widow, Clara; five sons, Virgil of the home, Escar of Fritch, Roy of Checota, Okla., Edgar of Porter, Okla., Homer of Modesto, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. David Rogers of Borger, Mrs. Joe Thacker of Phillips, Mrs. Newell Kizzia of Henderson, Nev.

Three brothers, John of Bakersfield, Calif., Escar of Checota, Okla., Lusien of Modesto, Calif.; 25 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Rosco “Ross” Harp (5 Jul 1891–8 Mar 1967), Find a Grave Memorial no. 48373970, citing Westlawn Memorial Park, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Thacker Hartman (contributor 47226746) .