was born January 15, 1923 to the late Torather Moore-Harper-Jones and Edward Harper, Sr. in Bastrop, Louisiana. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha; two daughters: Dorothy and Betty; and three brothers: John, Edward, and Andrew. On Sunday, June 20, 2021, Samuel answered the call from the Lord to eternal rest. Samuel leaves to mourn his passing and to cherish his memory, two daughters: Cheryle Walker of Indianapolis, Indiana and Sheila Jeffries; one brother, Jerry (Gretchen) Barr of Clearlake, California; one sister, Toratha Jones Sims of Bastrop, Louisiana; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; eleven great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visitation: Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. All services to be held at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1741 Fillmore St., Gary, IN. Services will be livestreamed on YouTube under: Jerusalem Baptist Church Gary
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Published by Post-Tribune on Jun. 27, 2021.