September 03, 1959 - January 02, 2019
“Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning.” Psalms 30:5
Kim, as we called her, was born to Lois Harper and Willie Ray Brumfield in Bogalusa, LA on September 3, 1959. She lived with her grandparents: Alexander and LouAnna Graves Harper until the age of six and moved to be with her mother in Los Angeles, CA, until 2012.
She received Christ at the tender age of six, and was baptized at Sweet Beulah Baptist Church of Bogalusa, LA under the leadership of Rev. M. K. Duncan. In California, she joined Corner Stone Baptist Church, pastored by the late Rev. James Cleveland.
Kim graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1977 and later attended Los Angeles Technical College, majoring in legal technology. Prior to completion, she began working for Northrop Grumman Areospace Corporation in Hawthorne, CA, for over 18 years as a senior accountant. She then joined Consolidated Disposal Corporation and remained there for another 18 years in the accounting department. In 2012, she and her niece, Camille, moved to Bogalusa Louisiana to be near her family.
She leaves to mourn her devoted mother: Lois Harper, Bogalusa, LA; a loving sister: Valerie Wade-Williams and her husband, Jassonn, Long Beach, CA; a beloved niece: Camille Wade, Bogalusa, LA; two aunts: Wilene Gordon, Austin, TX and Doris L. Harper, Bogalusa, LA; one uncle: Floyd Harper, Las Vegas, NV and special cousins: Deborah Torrence, Lydia (William) Johnson, and Ryan Lawrence.
Kim was preceded in death by her father: Willie Ray Brumfield, beloved grandparents: Alexander and LouAnna Graves Harper, one aunt: Ardessie Peters and three uncles: Charlie Harper, John Elgin Harper, and Alex Charles Harper.
Funeral service Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11:00AM at Crain and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Danny Young – Officiating.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home – Bogalusa are in charge of arrangements.