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Jerry Lee Harp


There will be no visitation


Saturday, May 21, 2016 a graveside memorial service, 11:00 a.m. at the Vandalia Cemetery.
: Rev. Joel Montgomery.
Interment: Interment of his cremains will be in the Vandalia Cemetery

Jerry Lee Harp passed away at 6:15 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Bethesda-Dilworth Home in Webster Groves. Jerry grew up in Vandaliaand was a 1953 graduate of Vandalia High School. He continued his education graduating from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville. Jerry received his Master's Degree in Education from SIU in Edwardsville. He taught for 35 years, most of it as an art teacher in the Lindbergh School District. Jerry was a Christian by faith and enjoyed fishing, boating, spending time at the Lake of the Ozarks, painting, pottery and sculpture.

Born: June 11, 1935 in Vandalia, Missouri, the son of Henry Asher and Julia Lucille (Goran) Harp.

Married: Carol Ann Beckeman in St. Louis on August 28, 1964.

Survivors include: one son, Brandon A. and wife, Lisa Harp of Webster Groves; one daughter, Kelli M. and husband, Michael Westmoreland of St. Louis; a twin brother, Jack D. Harp of Vero Beach, Florida; dearest friend, Carol Harp of Kirkwood; five grandchildren, Sydney G. Harp and Asher D. Harp both of Webster Groves; Shannon M. Westmoreland, Kelly C. and husband, Andy Grote, Jason M. Westmoreland, all of St. Louis.

Preceded in death by: parents.

Memorials are encouraged to the Lindbergh Schools Foundation.

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