Lois “Wanda” Elwanda Harper age 90 of Mena, Arkansas passed Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Waldron, Arkansas.
Wanda was born on September 27, 1929 in Sand Springs, Oklahoma to the late Ausborn Newton Mitchell and the late Vera Lee Burris Mitchell. She was very creative and enjoyed redecorating. Wanda loved her family and cherished Sunday family dinners with
her family. She was a talented seamstress. Above all she was devoted to her family and friends. Wanda was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friends to all who knew her.
She is survived by: Sons: Jerry Harper and wife Sherry of Mena, Arkansas. Fred Harper and wife Sandra of Benton, Missouri. Dennis Harper and wife Stacey of Mena, Arkansas. Daughter: Theresa Davis and husband Kenny of Mena, Arkansas. Eleven grandchildren, Twenty great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Brother: Kenneth Mitchell of Gladstone. Missouri
Sister: Sylvia Ventris of Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Ausborn and Vera Mitchell, her first husband James Harper, second husband Russell Dunagan, brothers, Edward Mitchell, Jimmy Mitchell, and Raymond Mitchell and sisters Jewell Hilton, Norma Drager, and Helen Mitchell and a granddaughter Rita Genung.
Funeral service will be Monday, November 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Beasley-Wood Chapel. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Family and friend visitation will be Sunday, November 24, 2019 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Beasley-Wood. Pallbearers will be Michael Harper, Joshua Harper, Martin Adkins, Rick Foster, Richard Hilton, and Glenn Erickson.
Honorary pallbearer will be Stephe Harper.
Online obituary available at www.beasleywoodfuneralhome.com