MYRTLE PAULINE BLANKENSHIP HARPER, 94, of Austin,
TX & formerly of Ranger, TX passed away on Aug. 22,
2003 in Austin with burial in Alameda Cemetery near
Mrs. Harper was born in Ranger, TX on August 17,
1909. She was the daughter of John A. and Myrtle
Savanha Barrett Blankenship. She was a graduate of
Ranger High School. She married Charles E. Harper
(RHS-1929) in Aug. of 1930 in Ranger, TX, and
he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1985. She
spent most of her life in Ranger except for 20
years that she lived in Toledo, OH. She was a
member of Eastside Baptist Church.
Survivors include daughter, Ernestine Joy Gilbert
(RHS-1949) of Austin; sons, J.D. Harper (RHS-1953)
of Austin & Charles "Chuck" Harper, Jr. (RHS-1960)
of Collinswood, NJ.