Sallie Virginia Lee Harper

Sallie Virginia Lee Harper

July 3, 2023, 94, Goldsboro —

Sallie Virginia Lee Harper, 94, passed away Monday at The Laurels of Pender nursing home. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Rachel Miller Lee, and the wife of the late Norwood G. Harper. Sallie was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of the Jones Grove Holiness Church.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday at 12:00 noon in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Rev. Adam Thompson officiating. Committal services will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Mrs. Harper is survived by her son, Franklin Harper; grandchildren, John, Alan, and Samantha Harper; a great-granddaughter, Maddison Harper; and a sister, Grace Turnage. 

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Harper was preceded in death by her children, Carl Ray Harper and Glenda Ann Dorsey; a brother, James Henry Lee; and sisters, Madlene Lee, Margaret Crumpler, and Emma Everett.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Harper family, and online condolences can be directed to