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Christine Harper

October 18, 1927 — April 26, 2016

Mrs. Christine Watts Harper of Richmond, Kentucky, formerly of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Ira Sidney Watts and Viola Hay Watts, was born on October 18, 1927 in Winchester, Kentucky, and departed this life on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Madison Health & Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. She was 88 years, six months, and eight days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville United Methodist Church. She was also a former Secretary for Georgetown College.

She united in marriage to Richard H. Harper who preceded her in death on October 17, 2008.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law: Fran Stevens Sprow of Campbellsville; her grandchildren: Robert Gerald Stevens of Georgetown, Christina and John Turpen of Indiana, Martha and Chris Brown of Mississippi, and Hunter and John Whitaker of Lexington; great-grandchildren: Carter Turpen, Savannah Turpen, Briley Brown, Eeagan Brown, Koen Brown, Lyla Kate Brown, and Rose Whitaker; two sisters: Ruth Callery of Covington, and Louise Witt of Winchester; a sister-in-law: Mary Watts of Florida; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Harper was also preceded in death by a son: Robert Dale Stevens on September 2, 1995; two sisters and a brother: Gladene Haggard, Geneva Warnock, and Ira Watts.


The funeral services for Mrs. Christine Watts Harper will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Greensburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Bro. Kevin Brantley officiating.

Visitation is requested after 9 A.M., Central Time, Saturday at the Greensburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church until time of the funeral service.

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg, Kentucky are in charge of the funeral arrangements.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Disabled American Veterans, which can be made at the church or the funeral home.

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John Richard Whitaker John Turpen Chris Brown

Bobby Stevens Shelly Mullins Kevan Sprow


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Service Details

Saturday, April 30th, 2016 12:00pm, Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home

Interment Details

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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