Terrie Sabina Harper, age 66, passed away after a long illness, on April 17, 2023, at UVA Prince William Medical Center in Manassas, VA.
She was born on May 20, 1956, in New York, New York to the late William L. and Alice M. (DeBarros) Harper.
Terrie grew up in a Navy family, living in NY, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, Cuba, Illinois, and RI. She graduated from Middletown High School and attended Salve Regina College. She was interested in nursing, but ultimately went to work for the Federal Government. Terrie lived in Rhode Island from 1974 – 2004, it was then she came to Virginia to be the primary caregiver of her Father after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. After her father passed away in 2013, she lived with her sister Ellen and helped care for her niece and nephew. She enjoyed ballroom dancing, traveling, and other activities with her friends.
Predeceased by her parents and one brother: Eric Harper.
Survivors include sister: Ellen Gbane and husband Siriki; one brother: Mark Harper and wife Chrissie; one niece: Fatima Gbane; and four nephews: Siriki Gbane, Trevor Harper, Justin Harper and wife Clarinalda, Chase Harper and one great niece: Amelia.
A prayer service will be held at Olde Towne Funeral Home, 9320 West Street, Manassas, VA on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 12:00 Noon with a viewing from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The inurnment will take place at a later date.