Earnest L. Harper, Sr., 66 of Tucker, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Thursday May 17, 2012. He was born in Lonoke County on May 10, 1946 to Levi Buck Harper and Pearlie Bell Ridgle.
Earnest was of the Pentecost faith. He worked at Crate and Basket for 46 years.
He was preceded in death by his parent; one sister, Louise Akins; and one brother, Larry Harper. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Thomas Harper; four sons, David Harper(Shonda) of Little Rock, Arkansas, Earnest L Harper Jr.(Dina) of North Little Rock, Arkansas, Jonathon Harper and Edward Harper of Tucker, Arkansas: three daughters; Rebecca Harper and Mary Harper Pope(Corey) of Little Rock, Arkansas and Pamela Harper Hughes(Thomas) of Jacksonville, Arkansas: eleven grandchildren: four sisters; Bobbie Ramey(John) of Little Rock, Arkansas, Janice Thrasher of Tucker, Arkansas, Derenda Harper Fowler(Steve) of Hawaii and Betty Foley of Jacksonville, Arkansas: five brothers; Damon D Harper(Stacy) of Houston, Texas, Milton Harper(Janice) of Sherwood, Arkansas, L.V. Harper(Gertha) of Little Rock, Arkansas, Randy Harper(Charlene) of Jacksonville, Arkansas and Rick Harper(Beverly) of Austin, Texas along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday May 26, 2012 at Roller England Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 A.M. with visitation on Friday May 25, 2012 from 6-8 P.M. at Roller England Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be Central Baptist Cemetery in Gethsemane, Arkansas