Dorothy Wigley Harper, 77, of Laurel died Friday, August 1, 2014 at Comfort Care Nursing Home in Laurel. Graveside services were at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 at Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton. Visitation was 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home. Rev. Mark Shires officiated at the services.
Mrs. Harper was born January 23, 1937 to the late Bill and Eve Wigley. She lived in Greenwood most of her life and graduated from Greenwood High School. After school she served an enlistment in the United States Air Force California. She returned to Greenwood in 1965. She worked for the Greenwood Commonwealth from 1967 to 1982 and was with Delta Steam Laundry from 1982 to 2006 before retirement. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Greenwood and was an avid bowler. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mrs. Harper is survived by her daughter, Shawn Harper Hunt of Carrollton; her twin grandsons, Andrew Ashcraft of Greenwood and Edwin Ashcraft of Greenwood; grandsons, Nikolas Hunt and J.R. Hunt of Carrollton; and one granddaughter, Mary Kimbrough A. Brewer of Starkville.
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