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West Point, Mississippi – Helen Willene Henry Harper, 96, passed away, on September 19, 2020 at Dugan Memorial Home, in West Point. Mrs. Willene was born August 22, 1924, in Mathiston, in Choctaw County, the daughter of the late Hearon Otis and Sylbia Jones Henry. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Willene was a Payroll Clerk at Knickerbocker Manufacturing in West Point for 20 years. She was a Graduate of Vaughan Beauty College in Aberdeen. Mrs. Willene married Lewis Camp Harper on December 26, 1945, in West Point and he passed away May 15, 1983. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Otis Darsey and Mary McClain and five brothers: Tim, Glenn, Robert, O.J. and Burl Henry.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 2:00 PM from the graveside with the Dr. James Towery officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery West Point, MS. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two sisters, Maudie Young (Gailon) of West Point and Anniece Breland of Mathiston and several Nieces, Nephews, and Friends.
Pallbearers will be Danny McClain, David McClain, Joe Henry, Jeff Henry, Dale Henry, Robert Allen Darsey, Ricky Breland, Eric Ford.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 460 McCord Street, West Point, MS 39773 or to Alzheimers Association Mississippi Chapter, 1900 Dunbarton Drive, Suite H, Jackson, MS 39216.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com