Loretta Fay Harper

Nov 11th, 1942 - Jul 17th, 2021


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Thu, Jul. 22nd, 2021 10 am - 11 am


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Thu, Jul. 22nd, 2021 11 am


Rose Hill Cemetery

Thu, Jul. 22nd, 2021

Loretta Fay Harper

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.

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4 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Allen & Lisa Swan

    From: Marion , Illinois

    Date: July 19, 2021

    Gary we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers throughout the hard days ahead. Find peace in your memories.

  • Guest: Jeff & Pam Wilson

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: July 21, 2021

    Gary & Lisa we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was a good person and I always enjoyed our conversations when we would run into each other especially at Walmart. Prayers for peace & comfort now and in the comming days ahead. We Love You Both!!

  • Guest: Jeffrey E Gee

    From: Carterville, Illinois

    Date: July 21, 2021

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers

  • Guest: Cissie Fosse

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: July 25, 2021

    So sorry to hear about the passing of Loretta, she was a sweet Lady.