Ira Lee Harper, 87 of Dardanelle died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in Dardanelle. He was born Feb. 17, 1930 in Logan County to Ira Mack and Gertie May Atkinson Harper.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Louella Mae Harper; one son, Ira Mack Harper, Sr.; one brother, Leon Harper; and one sister, Dr. Bobbie Hopkins.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 28, at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle. Visitation will be held Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m, at the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home in Dardanelle.

Survivors include his children, Leslie Faulkner, Dorothy Harper, Jackie Harper Bowers, Regina Harper Gist; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Larry Chambers Jr., Ira Mack Harper Jr., Seth Faulkner, Donald Judkins, Timothy Harper, Will Bowers, Chris Harper and Trey Harper.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Manes Jr., Chandler Manes, Tony Harper and Jacky George.