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Sunday, May 20, 2012

Sunday's Obituary: Frances Giddens Harper

Mission Memorial Park, San Antonio, Texas - Picture taken August 2011

Harper – Died Sunday, October 7, at the home, 410 Mary St., Mrs. Frankie Harper, aged 66 years beloved wife of Warren J. Harper; mother of Hugh E., W. V., and Chas.T. Harper, and Mrs. Lora E. Earney. Funeral services will be held at Riebe Undertaking Co. chapel this (Monday) afternoon, 4 o’clock, by Rev. Baxter D. Greer. Interment in Mission Burial Park.
                                           San Antonio Express – October 9, 1934

Frances "Frankie" Giddens Harper, born in Sampson County, NC, was the daughter of George L. Giddens and his first wife, Luellen Bradshaw. The Harper family left their home in Duplin County, NC between 1900 and 1910 to move to Christine, Texas.  After 1910, Frankie's father, George L. Giddens, left N.C. to live with his daughter's family in Texas. George died in 1914 and the family later settled in San Antonio. 


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