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Loretta Fay Harper

November 11, 1942 — July 17, 2021

Loretta Fay Harper, 78 of Creal Springs, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 3:05 am at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.

Loretta was born November 11, 1942 in Marion the daughter of James and Fredia (Murphy) Campbell.  She married Robert Harper on December 24, 1986 and he survives in Creal Springs.

She was a loving mother and grandmother.  Loretta retired from the State of Illinois where she worked in the Child Support division.

Survivors include her: Husband – Robert Harper of Creal Springs

Son – Gary & Nancee Hearn of Marion

Daughter – Lisa Harris of New Burnside


Bailey Harris of New Burnside

Tahmee & Mario Duarte of Minot, North Dakota

Lexie & Chris Ramsey of Pittsburg

Three great grandchildren

Preceded by her Parents

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 11 am at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin McNeely officiating.  Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday from 10 am until the time of service at the funeral home.

For those who prefer memorials may be made to the Cancer Society.  Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois  62959.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Loretta Fay Harper, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, July 22, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am

Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

800 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959

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