Naomi Loretta Harper


Naomi Loretta Harper, 89, passed away Wednesday evening, November 28, 2018, at Sarcoxie Nursing Home, Sarcoxie, MO. Naomi was born September 10, 1929 in Jasper County, MO, to Ertil Hughey and Sylvia Hughey. Naomi married Kenneth Jones; he preceded her in death. She later married James Harper; he also preceded her in death. Naomi worked in the office at R&S Chevy, later Crossroads. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and most of all, spending time with her family. Survivors include two daughters, Shirley King; and Connie Orr (William), Joplin, MO; three grandchildren, Steven King (Natalie), Kevin Orr, Tina Miller (Bill); two great grandchildren, Jared King and Michael Orr; a brother Richard Hughey. Naomi was also preceded in death by four brothers, William, Kenneth, Virgil, and Darryl Hughey. Funeral services will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Knell Mortuary, Carthage. Interment will follow the service at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, Joplin, MO.
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