Lottie Murphy Harper, 92, of Youngsville died Wednesday evening, July 3, 2013. She was born Nov. 17, 1920 in Louisburg, the daughter of the late Robert Hoke and Annie Bell Cooke Murphy.
She was a long-time resident of Youngsville and retired from Burlington Industries in Wake Forest in 1985.
Funeral services were held Sunday, July 7 in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home with Rev. Charles D. Stratton Jr. officiating. Burial followed in Sandy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Harper is survived by a son, Robert D. Harper Sr. of Thomasville; a daughter, Carolyn Smith and her husband, Dan, of Durham; a sister, Doris Aycock of Louisburg; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert M. Harper; three sisters and three brothers.
Memorial donations can be made to Youngsville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 297, Youngsville, NC 27596 or the charity of one’s choice.