Ethel Irene Harper 1903 - 2007 Butler
Funeral services for Ethel Irene Harper, 104, Butler, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Underwood-Brandtonies Funeral Home in Butler. Burial will follow in Virginia Cemetery in Virginia, Mo.Mrs. Harper died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Medicalodge Nursing Center in Butler.She was born June 13, 1903, in Morgan County, Ky., the daughter of Eddie and Eliza McQuinn McGuire. She graduated from Butler High School.She married Rollin Harper on Aug. 24, 1924. He preceded her in death.She was also preceded in death by two sons, Edward T. and Rollin H. Harper Jr.Survivors include a son, Theron J. Harper, Lawrence, Kan.; a daughter Lenore Robertson, Winslow, Ariz.; 25 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home before the services.The family suggests memorials to Heartland Hospice or Amoret Christian Church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 71, Butler, MO 64730.