January 24, 1941 - March 3, 2020
Mrs. Patsy Jean Harper was born on January 24, 1941 to the late Rudolph Patterson and Florence Sharp. She grew up in Flowood, MS (East Jackson). She enjoyed traveling, reading, writing, working crossword puzzle, cooking and baking. Everyone enjoyed her “greens." She also loved an array of hats. Patsy received her early education from Carter High School in Brandon, MS.. She furthered her education at Phillip Junior College and Hinds Community College where she studied nursing and successfully became and LPN. She went on to complete a variety of jobs including nursing, caring for children and completing taxes for her neighbors, family and friends. Patsy accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and worshipped at Greer Chapel United Methodist Church until 1982 when she united with the New Heights Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She served as a Sabbath School Secretary, choir member and faithfully served as a deaconess until she became ill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Lee Harper; father, Rudolph Patterson; mother, Florence Sharp; daughter, Laveta Moore, and a grandson, Terrance Pearson. She leaves to cherish her memories three daughters; Lynn Campbell of Las Vegas, NV, Freda Shines of Pearl, MS and Felicia Harper of Florence MS; four sons, Nathaniel Russell of Memphis, TN, Jeffrey Fortune of Brandon, MS, Patrick Harper of Zachary, LA and Reginald Harper of Jackson, MS; fifteen grandchildren, Alicia Davis, Tracie Russell, Nathaniel Russell, Jr., Derrick Pearson, Jessica Fortune, Bettye Fortune, Teshundra Fortune, Chloe Fortune, Waynisha Hurley, Patrick Thompson, Khaleil Harper, Khaylah Harper, Quentin Shines, Jr., Ashley (Emmanuel) Jackson and Earnest Harper; fifteen great-grand children; two sisters, Shirley Harrell and Evangelist Marion Patterson, both of Chicago, IL; two brothers, Charles and Rudolph Flanagan of Chicago, IL; a special friend, Barbara Barnes and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, church members and friends.
Mrs. Patsy Jean Harper was born on January 24, 1941 to the late Rudolph Patterson and Florence Sharp. She grew up in Flowood, MS (East Jackson). She enjoyed traveling, reading, writing, working crossword puzzle, cooking and baking. Everyone... View Obituary & Service Information
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