In Memoriam : Leatha (Barnes) Harpe

Leatha Jane (Barnes) Harpe - age: 92
(March 18, 1920 to June 20, 2012 )
Resident of Ukiah, California


Leatha Harpe, aged 92, passed away quietly in her home on June 20, 2012. Leatha was born to Tillman and Katie Ingle in Oklahoma in 1920, coming to California as a young girl. She lived most of her life in the Hopland/Ukiah area of Mendocino County. She and her first husband, M.C.Barnes, raised their 3 children in Hopland and Ukiah. She married her second husband, Lawrence Harpe, in 1983.

She is predeceased by her two husbands, her daughter Darlene, her son Robert, a grandson, as well as all 6 of her siblings. She is survived by her son, Ronald Barnes (Anne); her loving niece, Kathy Friedland, who has cared for her for several years; and a niece, Phyllis Ingles, who also has cared for her recently. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren, multiple great grandchildren, a great, great grandson, and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a brother-in-law, Ernest Harpe, and several sisters-in-law. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be held at Hopland Cemetery ¬¬¬Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Eversole Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.