Florine Harper

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April 24, 1925 — May 17, 2017 ROCKY MOUNT — Florine Harper, 92, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Spring Arbor. Born in Franklin County on April 24, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Nellie Creekmore. She was also preceded in death by her husband, W.J. Harper; sister, Daynelle Headen; and brother, Robert Creekmore. Florine leaves behind to cherish her memory sons, Jay Harper, and wife, Dorothy, of Wilson, the Rev. William Harper, and wife, Amelia, of Nashville; daughter, Emma Jean Cooper, and husband, Gary, of Fernandian Beach, Florida; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Dottie Andersen and Evelyn Bryan; and brothers, Grafton Creekmore, Stacey Creekmore and Everett Creekmore. A visitation will be held 11-11:45 a.m. Saturday at Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Services. A funeral service will be held noon Saturday at Johnson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 661 English Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.johnsonfuneralsandcremations.com. THE WILSON TIMES publishes brief death notices at no charge. Full obituaries are published on a paid basis. The obituary deadline is 4 p.m. the day before the obituary is to be published. Contact Lori Parrish at 265-7816 with questions.