September 14, 2021, 63, Smithfield –
Janet Gail Harper, 63, of Smithfield, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at UNC Chapel Hill. Janet was born in Wayne County on August 2, 1958 to the late Robert Thurman Harper and Emma Frances Worrells Young.
Janet is survived by her three sisters; Robin Sasser and husband Ricky of Smithfield, Sherrie Harper and significant other Manuel Garcia of Smithfield, and Karen Guseman and husband Jason of Smithfield; nieces and nephews, Katie Edmundson, Anna Howard, Alex Garcia, Tyler Sasser, Daniel Garcia, and Avery Guseman; Great nieces and nephew, Evie Edmundson, Ethan Edmundson, and Emmaline Ferrell, and several cousins, and friends who she loved dearly.
Janet was a faithful member of The Bridge church in Smithfield for several years. She was dedicated to her job working as the administrator in a group home. Most importantly she enjoyed spending her time with her family and friends. She will be surely missed but precious memories will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 PM, on Monday, September 20, 2021 at The Bridge Church in Smithfield with Pastor Allen Peacock officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the church.
Casey Funeral Home and Cremations is honored to serve the Harper family.