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Nova F. Harper

"Together Again"

89, passed away on September 7, 2018. She was born on February 13, 1929 the daughter of Alonzo & Delsie Barnhouse. Nova was a woman of great faith and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. She retired from Mercy Hospital as a seamstress after 30 years of service. She was the Avon Representative for over 55 years. Nova had a twinkle in her beautiful blue eyes, was quick to smile, had a sense of humor and a loving heart. She was well know for her fudge and buckeyes. She enjoyed making quilts but her greatest enjoyment was her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Claudis Harper; brothers Hershel, Charles, Okey and Willard Barnhouse; sisters May Carpenter and Stella Bobish

Nova is survived by her son Award Lee (Cathie) Harper; daughters Lillian Kresovich and Deborah (Vic) Dekowski; grandchildren Terrie (Tom) Chastain, Amy (Jeff) Crabtree, Jody (Amanda) Harper, Michael Harper, Kristen (Mike) Baker and Katie Dekowski; great-grandchildren Dylan, Jesse, Cheyenne, Tommy, Abby, Taryn, Dani and Sawyer; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the Reed Funeral Home (CANTON CHAPEL) 705 Raff Rd SW Canton. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday 11:00AM at Fellowship Baptist Church (3741 Fohl St SW Canton) with Pastor Timothy Brown officiating.

Interment will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family invites you to visit www.reedfuneralhome.com to read the obituary, sign the online guestbook and share fond memories.

Reed, 330-477-6721
Published in The Repository on Sept. 9, 2018
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