RAPER, JAMES MATHIS - Bradley County, Arkansas | JAMES MATHIS RAPER - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

James Mathis RAPER

Garrison Cemetery
Bradley County,

August 2, 1932 - January 19, 2017

September 13, 1931 - July 6, 2006

Married: May 31, 1963

Coach Jamie Raper, age 84, of Warren, Arkansas died Thursday, January 19, at Little Rock. He was born August 2, 1932 in Benton, Arkansas a son of the late Homer Raper and Mamie Ruth Raper.

He received his education in the Smackover Public School System and was a graduate of Henderson State Teachers College. He served in the U. S. Army and was a retired Colonel Arkansas National Guard. He was an assistant coach for the Warren Lumberjacks under Coach Mickey O’Quinn and was named head coach in 1964 retiring in 1969. He was a Baptist. He married Mary Helen Williams May 31, 1964 at Warren and she died July 6, 2006.

Surviving is a son Matt Raper, Warren, Ark; a daughter Amanda Gladden, Warren, Ark; 4 grandchildren Zachery Raper, Caleb Raper, Ana Raper and Mary Faith Owens and a great grandchild Alexxis Latiker.

Funeral services 1:30 Monday, January 23, at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial Garrison Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 to 8:00pm Sunday, January 22, at Frazer’s Funeral Home.

Memorial preferred Calvary Baptist Church or Raper Memorial Fund c/o First State Bank, Warren.

Contributed on 12/30/18 by debbraszymanski
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Submitted: 12/30/18 • Approved: 8/28/19 • Last Updated: 8/31/19 • R1248599-G1248599-S3

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