ROCKY MOUNT - Helen Price Raper, age 87, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019. Born in Edgecombe County on August 3, 1932, she was the daughter of the late James Thomas Price and Nora Hux Price. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Larry B. Raper; brothers, James T. Price, Jr., Charles T. Price, Maynard H. Price; and sisters, Audrey P. Harrison and Lucy Mayo Leister.
She is survived by her children, L. Bryant Raper and wife, Deborah, of Georgetown, SC, Teresa L. Moore and husband, Louis, of Greensboro, John Stanford Raper and wife, Vivian, of Rocky Mount; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Clinton E. Price and wife, Charlene, of Florence, SC, Leland C. Price and wife, Nancy, of Alexandria, LA; and sisters, Cynthia Price Fisher and husband, Donald, of Rocky Mount, Gayle Price Moye of Roanoke Rapids.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Rev. Noah Howard and Parker Phillips officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Animal Crackers, P. O. Box 8860, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.