Muriel Louise Rogers Raper, “Mama-Lou”, 91, of 401 Hastings Lane, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, March 24, 2014 at Carolina House Assisted Living. Born in Columbus County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Rogers and Clara Lee Bullock and was the wife of the late Claude Raper. Mrs. Raper was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was retired from IXL Cabinet Company.
Mrs. Raper is survived by two daughters, Judith Sellers of Punta Gorda, FL and Debbi Dinsmore of Elizabeth City, NC; three sons, John Muir of Roper, NC, Gary Muir of Kitty Hawk, NC and Greg Muir of Greenville, NC; twelve grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lee Cooksey.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. David Turner officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall and at other times at the residence of Kelli and Glenn Jones, 646 Okisko Road, Elizabeth City, NC. Memorial donations may be made to the Corinth Baptist Church Youth Program, 1035 US 17 South, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Raper family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences