Marjorie Madeline Harper

b. 15 October 1929, d. 2 January 2008

Father*Thomas Irvin Harper b. 20 Mar 1890, d. 9 Dec 1965
Mother*Minnie Blanchard Deem b. 28 Jan 1887, d. 1 Jul 1960
Marjorie Madeline Harper|b. 15 Oct 1929\nd. 2 Jan 2008|p4410.htm|Thomas Irvin Harper|b. 20 Mar 1890\nd. 9 Dec 1965|p382.htm|Minnie Blanchard Deem|b. 28 Jan 1887\nd. 1 Jul 1960|p358.htm|Ezekial Harper|b. Aug 1852\nd. ?|p4399.htm|Frances (?)|b. Apr 1857\nd. ?|p4400.htm|Ozias Deem|b. 26 Oct 1848\nd. 13 Apr 1929|p23.htm|Catherine Grim|b. 20 Dec 1852\nd. 12 Nov 1924|p57.htm|

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Religion* At First United Pentecostal Church, Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV. 
Employment*Marjorie Madeline Harper was employed by medical transcriptionist at 1824 Murdoch Ave, St Joseph Hospital, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV. 
Birth*She was born on 15 October 1929 at Parkersburg, Wood County, WV. 
(Living With Parents) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of her parents Thomas Irvin Harper and Minnie Blanchard Deem at Tygart District, Wood County, WV; Thomas Harper 40, Minnie Harper 43, Virginia Harper 17, Freda Harper 16, Harold Harper 15, Robert Harper 11, Cecil Harper 8, Juanita Harper 5, Madeline Harper 5/12.1
Residence*Marjorie Madeline Harper lived in 1950 at 2010 Camden Ave, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV. 
Marriage*She married Melvin Oakley Hopkins, son of George M Hopkins and Edna (?), on 7 January 1950 at 3615 Camden Ave, Apostolic Church, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; Rev J. C. Cole.2
Death*Marjorie Madeline Harper died on 2 January 2008 at Ravenswood, Jackson County, WV, at age 78. 
Obituary*Her obituary published on 4 January 2008 at Parkersburg News, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; Marjorie Madolyn Hopkins, 78, of Ravenswood died Jan. 2, 2008, at home after a long illness with her family around her.

She was born Oct. 15, 1929, in Wood County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Tom Irven and Minnie Blanche Deem Harper. She was a medical transcriptionist at St. Joseph?s Hospital. She was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Ravenswood.

She is survived by her husband, Melvin O. Hopkins of Ravenswood; sons, Terry Hopkins of Millwood, W.Va., and Brian Hopkins of Silverton, W.Va; sister, Nita Kuntz of Belleville, Ohio; and two grandchildren, Danielle and David.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Faith Ann; a son, David Michael in Vietnam; sisters, Freda Reed and Virginia Beckett; and brothers, Harold Harper, Cecil Harper and Robert Harper.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First United Pentecostal Church, Ravenswood, with Pastor David Johnston officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Parkersburg. Friends may visit the family from 6-9 p.m. today at the church. 
Burial*She was buried on 5 January 2008 at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV. 


Melvin Oakley Hopkins b. 28 August 1928, d. ?

Last Edited14 May 2009


  1. [S5] 1930 Census Wood County WV Tygart District.
  2. [S1] Wood County WV Marriage Record.