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Minnie  Lou Harper
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Obituary for Minnie Lou Harper

Minnie Harper, age 47 of Boone, died on May 3, 2018.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel, at Sixth and Marshall in Boone with Rev. George Shade Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Linwood Park Cemetery.

Minnie Lou Harper, was born in Blakely, Georgia on July 14, 1970, the daughter of Willie Trice and Vanessa James. She graduated from Early County High School in Blakely, Georgia in 1988. After high school, Minnie worked as a clerk at Subway and as a clerk at convenience stores. On February 20, 2009, Minnie was united in marriage to Larry Harper at the Amazing Grace Church in Des Moines.

She enjoyed singing, dancing, cooking, dressing up and spending time with Larry. She was a member of Amazing Grace Church in Des Moines.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Vannessa James; daughter, Jennifer Harper and brother, Doug James. Minnie is survived by her husband, Larry of Boone; six children, Yolanda Osburn of Des Moines, Keylitha James of Des Moines, Tykeria James of Des Moines, Minnie James (Malani Bostic) of Baytown, Texas, Willie Hall of Bettendorf, Iowa and Monica Hall of Blakely, Georgia; step-son, Willie Hall of Des Moines; six siblings, Johnnie Mae, Gloria Prather, Annie Pickern, Minnie B. James and Harry Wright all of Blakely, Georgia and Curtis James of Ames, Iowa; twenty seven grandchildren, Antwan, Shalantha, Marcus, and Dewitt Ford, Marchell Wiggins, Da’Massio Osburn, Rikki, Rikkiah and Ricky Lyles, Allasian Jackson, Dekaveon James, O’Trell Sumlin, O’Zerbe James, Zikeria, Zaaydyn, Zi’Aire Bostic, Solomon Austin, Kelevon and Kavell James, Brian, Amis, Jizzavion, Tres’Laila, Brashon, Nehemiah, Neve and Travion Hall; four great-grandchildren, Ava Ford, Dallas Forbass and two that will be soon joining the family and her favorite nephew, Jackie Wade of Des Moines.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Chapel from 12:00 P.M. until service time.

In memory of Minnie, memorials may be directed to the family.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

16

May

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

Funeral Service

Wednesday

16

May

1:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

Cemetery Details

Location

Linwood Park Cemetery

609 Forrest Ave
Boone, IA 50036

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