N. Elleen Lomax Harper
N. Elleen Lomax Harper, 102, departed this life on October 25, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hilery Harper, Sr., and her parents: James H. and Nannie B. Lomax and sisters – Gladys H. Potts, Ernestine G. Brown and Katie L. Stith. Surviving are her loving and devoted sons – Willie C. Marlins (Mary) of Suffolk, VA; James L. Harper (Kay) of Petersburg, VA; and Charles Hilery Harper, Jr. (Zina) of Richmond, VA. Eleven Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren, 2 nieces, 3 nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Harper was a retired educator who taught in the public schools of Prince George County, Dinwiddie County, Emporia, VA and also Chesapeake Public Schools for 40 years. She retired from the Chesapeake Public Schools in 1979 having taught at Central Elementary School and Deep Creek Elementary School.
Her remains rest at Corprew Funeral Home, 1822 Portsmouth Blvd., Portsmouth, VA. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 1:00PM at Divine Baptist Church, 2917 Old Galberry Road, Chesapeake, VA. Rev. Dr. Tommie P. Smith, Pastor – officiating. Eulogy by Rev. Dr. Robert L. Barnes. Interment will follow at Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. Viewing will be held on Friday from 2PM -7PM at Corprew Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to Charles Harper, Jr. at
c/o Scott’s Funeral Home
115 E. Brookland Park Blvd.
Richmond, VA 23222