Loretta Munsell Harper, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, January 28, 2017. Mom is in heaven now. No pain, just love and happiness. She is at peace with her daughter Gretchen and son Bill. Born in Rhode Island just prior to the Great Depression, Mom was raised in the Methodist Home for Girls. Her early life experiences were the foundation for her lifelong determination to provide a loving, caring home for her family. Mom leaves behind her dear kind husband, Raymond Harper; daughter Melleny M Simpson (Mike), stepson David Harper (Teresa), stepdaughter Lisa Brantley (Manfred); grandchildren, Karen V Sailors, Chris Vizzina (Caroline); Jason Munsell, John Simpson, and step-grandson, Joey Brantley (Andrea). In her late years, she was especially loving to her great-grandchildren McKenley, Chasity, Nathan and Hailey Reigh Brantley, and Christopher Vizzina , Ben and Emily Sailors.