Miriam Gates Harper, 87, walked through the gates of heaven to be with the Lord Saturday, a native of Pitt Co. she was the daughter of the late George and Alice McCargo Gates.
Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Raleigh.
Surviving are her daughter, Miriam Ansley of Raleigh; sons, Alan Harper (Carolyn) of Kinston, John Harper (Donna) of Richmond VA, George Harper (Rosie) of Raleigh, Billy Harper (Denise) of Washington NC, Tommy Harper (Ann) of Concord, NC and Sam Harper (Sandie) of Raleigh; brother, David Gates of GA; 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alan A. Harper.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 4701 Hedgemore Dr., Suite 810, Charlotte, NC, 28209.
Arrangements by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com.