Wilma Ann Carper, age 82, of Oroville died on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at her home in Oroville. She was born in Midway, (Paris) Ark., on April 21, 1930 to parents OM and Bess Miller.
On Aug. 26, 1949, Ann married the love of her life, Cyril Carper. In March of 1955 they moved to Oroville. Ann was a homemaker and also worked at the Valley Dairy, A & W Drive-in and the Valley Evaporating Plant where she worked until its closing. Following retirement, Ann spent her time enjoying her three granddaughters. Ann loved her family and her favorite times were when she was able to spend time with her family camping. She also enjoyed her flower garden and visiting with friends and relatives.
She is survived by two sons: Gaius (Kim) Carper and Gayle (Lisa) Carper, all of Oroville and three granddaughters: Kasha, Calvana and Serena.
She was preceded in death by her parents: OM and Bess Miller; her husband of 54 years, Cyril Carper; her sister, Gay Brazle and her brother, OG Miller
Services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Free Methodist Church in Oroville with Pastor Rod Brown, Officiating. Interment will follow at the Oroville Riverview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Oroville Volunteer Fire Department. Please share your thoughts and memories by signing Ann’s online guestbook at www.berghfuneralservice.com.
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket in care of arrangements.