Brenda Faye Harp

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Brenda Faye (Perdue) Harp left this earthly life joining her Lord and Savior, at Denison, Texas on March 8, 2019 on her 66th birthday. She was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on March 8, 1953 to Riley Perdue and Alice Faye (Allen) Perdue.

Brenda was a member of Albany Baptist Church, in Albany, Okla. She loved Her Lord with all her heart and soul. She devoted much of her time to church activities as long as her health permitted. Brenda had a green thumb and loved working in her flower gardens. She was a Master Gardener and belonged to Durant Master Gardener’s club. She enjoyed helping with activities through them.

She was a seamstress extraordinaire able to make any article of clothing she wanted. She loved quilting, knitting, cross-stitch, and needlework of any kind. Brenda was an avid reader with a collection of hundreds of books and always had one in her possession. She loved crafts and working with her hands. She had an imagination that gave her unusual abilities in designing and making things. Also, coin collecting became a big hobby for her and she diligently searched for the latest in her collection of state quarters.

Mrs. Harp is survived by her beloved husband, Clark Harp of Bennington, Okla.; son, Raven Harp of Durant, Okla.; daughter, Crystal Harp of Dallas, Texas; brothers, Riley Eugene Perdue and Wife Song Hui of Clifton, Va., James Alan Perdue of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; nephews, Brandon Perdue of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., Kord Perdue of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., Carl Perdue of Clifton, Va., John Perdue of Leesburg, Va.; niece, Brittany Perdue of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.

Mrs. Harp was preceded in death by her parents, Riley Perdue and Alice Faye (Allen) Perdue.

A service in her honor will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12 at the First Baptist Church in Bennington with her husband Clark Harp officiating. Her final resting place will be the Bennington Cemetery with Raven Harp, Riley Perdue, Alan Perdue, Brandon Perdue, Jerry Fuller, and Jim Rigsby as her pallbearers. Her honorary pallbearers will be Kord Perdue, Carl Perdue, and John Perdue.

Services are under the direction of Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Okla.

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