Joyce A. Harper

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Joyce A. Harper

Des Moines

Joyce A. Harper, 67, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Parkridge Nursing and Rehabilitation in Pleasant Hill. She was born November 22, 1946 to Dwight and Aledia Williams in Ottumwa, Iowa.

Joyce found joy in crocheting, fishing, and watching baseball.

Joyce is survived by her children, Leslie (Bill) Kelce, Marge (Harper) Kline, and Wetsal B. (Steffani) Harper Jr.; grandchildren, Crystal Gilliam, Stefany (Cody) Hunter, Victoria (Steven) Pierce, Danny Harper, Lexi Harper, and Nate Kline; 6 great-grandchildren; her siblings, John (Becky) Williams, Richard Williams, and Linda (Steve) Jones; as well as her best friends, Diane Boatman, Frances McCullough, and Kathy Burgess. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wetsal B. Harper Sr.; brother, Kenneth Williams; and sister, Barb Jenkins.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 4, 2014, at Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Ave., with burial to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery. The family will greet friends Friday from 12 to 2 p.m., at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Joyce.

Condolences for the family may be offered online at:

Funeral Home
Hamilton's Funeral Home
121 NW 60th Avenue Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 289-2442
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register on Apr. 3, 2014
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