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Willie Ina Williams Harper

April 23, 1925 ~ February 22, 2020 (age 94)

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Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral services for Mrs. Willie Ina Williams Harper, age 94, who passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Memorial Health University in Savannah. Mrs. Harper was a native of Appling County earning a bachelor’s degree in education from the Georgia Teachers College in Statesboro, now Georgia Southern University. Mrs. Harper spent forty-six years in elementary education with the Fernandina Beach and Appling County School Systems’. She was a member of the Nassau County Retired Educators and the Appling County Retired Educators; a member of the First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach and the Zoar Baptist Church.


Mrs. Harper was preceded in death by her husband, James Cleo Harper; parents, Harry Oliver and Elizabeth Johnson Williams; sister, Lillie Maude Williams Barlow; three brothers, Jeff Williams, Richard Williams and Eugene Williams.

Surviving is a sister, Virginia Newmister of Maryland and numerous nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 2 P.M. from the Zoar Baptist Church with Brother Chris Nail and Sister Virginia Herrington officiating.


Interment will follow in the Miles Chapel Church Cemetery.


Visitation will be held one hour prior to services on Thursday at the Zoar Baptist Church.


Active Pallbearers will be Harry Williams, Frankie Williams, Mark Newmister, Terry Williams, Davy Barlow and Roger Branch.


Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Zoar Baptist Church, Gail Crosby, Vance Faircloth, Joyce Tillman and Johnny and Linda Harper.


The family will assemble at the home of Mrs. Harper at 6056 Buckhead Rd.


Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Willie Ina Harper.

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February 27, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Zoar Baptist Church
10170 Zoar Road
Baxley, GA 31513

Funeral Service
February 27, 2020

2:00 PM
Zoar Baptist Church (Savannah)

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