Carolyn Ann Harper, 70, of Front Royal, Virginia went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Commonwealth Senior Living of Front Royal.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 11 AM at Front Royal Baptist Temple with Pastor Danny Clegg officiating. Burial will follow at Panorama Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Harper was born on July 4, 1947 in Fauquier County, Virginia to the late Berkley Owen Hoffman and Dorothy Jackson Hoffman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter Glen Harper and two grandchildren, Darrell Harper and Zachary Harper.
She was a member of Front Royal Baptist Temple and a former member of Rivermont Baptist Church. She was a seamstress with House of Fabrics and Bell’s Men’s Clothing. Her great loves were her family, cooking, sewing, bird watching, gardening and canning.
Survivors include her son, William O. Harper (Beverly) of Front Royal; two daughters, Jeanne C. Svejda (John) of Burns Harbor, Indiana and Donna L. Gallagher (Michael) of Woodbridge, Virginia; two brothers, Richard “Bud” Hoffman of Stoney Creek, Virginia and Robert Hoffman of Culpeper, Virginia; a sister, Peggy Hoffman of Orange, Virginia and seven grandchildren, Anna Harper of Front Royal, Joshua Harper with the USMC, Jacob Svejda and Kelly Svejda both of Burns Harbor, Indiana, Rachael Gallagher, David Gallagher and Sarah Gallagher of Woodbridge, Virginia.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 6 to 8 PM at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 West Main Street, Front Royal.