Erma Jean Loper
Erma Jean Loper
  • July 21, 1926 - January 6, 2018
  • Brandon, Mississippi

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Erma Jean Loper, 91, passed from this life Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Hospice Ministries, Ridgeland.

Visitation will be 9:00-11:00am, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Memorial services will follow at 11:00am in the funeral home chapel.

Jean was born July 21, 1926, in Vicksburg, a daughter of the late Luther and Laura Purcell. She attended Belhaven University and Mississippi College. Jean was a dedicated teacher, serving with Scott County Schools, French Elementary in Jackson, and Mississippi Baptist High School in Jackson. She was a member of the Mississippi Education Association and a member of Park Place Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis J. Loper.

Survivors include her son, John Louis Loper, and his wife, Jan.

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