Kathy Lynn Harper

Kathy Lynn Harper, 59, Gainesville, FL, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. Born April 17, 1959, in Huntington, WV., the daughter of the late Lindsey Cole Jr. and Georgia Marie Power Cole.
Kathy retired after 32 years of service from the VA Medical Center. Her joy in life came from spending time traveling with her husband, watching baseball and college football with family, and making memories with her grandchildren.
Kathy will forever be remembered by her husband, Ronald Ray Harper. As she has passed, she leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her three daughters, Lindsay Jarrett (Bryan), Daytona Beach, FL, Rhonda Harper, Gainesville, FL, and Lori Barber (Justin), Newberry, FL. Her six grandchildren, Joshua, Cameron, J.J., Zoe, Jordan and Jackson will hold their memories of MAMA close.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Linda Vane and her brother, Larry Cole. She leaves behind brother, Roger Cole, (Edna), Proctorville, OH, Patty Smith of Lavalette, WV and Tammy Lewis, Gainesville, FL and best friend Judy Smith.
A celebration of life will be held at Milam Funeral Home in Newberry, FL on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 2:00p.