Katherine “Kathy” Faye Harper


Katherine “Kathy” Faye Harper, 75, a resident of Pearland, TX, passed away November 22, 2022 in Pearland, TX. Katherine was born July 10, 1947 to Mary Ann and Ollie Paul Green in Welsh, LA. Katherine was an educator for many school districts including Houston ISD, Pasadena ISD, Clear Creek ISD and Jefferson Parish in New Orleans.  As a teacher she influenced a lot of lives from her students to her co-workers.  She enjoyed watching her son and grandkids play sports, reading, spending time with her grandkids, shopping (especially for shoes) and cooking for her family.

Katherine leaves behind the love of her life, husband of 54 years Donaldson Harper, Sr.; son Donaldson Harper, Jr. and his wife Ashley Harper; grandchildren: Donaldson Harper III and Donovan James Harper.

Kathy’s favorite color was purple, because of that the family requests if you are coming to the funeral to please wear something purple.

A visitation will be held Monday, December 5, 2022 at Crowder Funeral Home in Pearland from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral (mass) will be Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, 11011 Hall Rd, Houston, TX 77089. Followed by a graveside at Houston National Cemetery.


  1. Clarence & Kitty Prudhomme from Welsh, La. offer our sincere condolences to the family. Sixty years ago Kathy was one of our bridesmaid.

    Clarence Prudhomme
  2. My love and Condolences to Don, Donald and family. Kat and I shared so many wonderful memories of family and each other. We were not only cousins but also best friends. She will forever remain in my heart. May her soul rest in peace.

  3. My sincere condolences to Kat’s husband and all of her loved ones. My sisters and I spent many years visiting and staying with Kat and “Aunt” Mary Ann, when we attended school in Welsh. I have loving memories of them and those days!

    Brenda J Dugas
  4. My condolence to Don and family, I have wonderful memories of Katherine (kat) my best friend through out high school,my maid of honor “65 and many many other memories.Love her friendship and her Spirit it will always remain in my heart ❤️ REST IN POWER!!!

  5. To the Harper Family, condolences another fallen angel from Bethune High school, Welsh La. the class of 1965’ Rest In Peace Katherine Green Harper”

  6. 💜Kathy was a beautiful person. She was a doating mother and grandmother. She was always talking about her son and grandkids with joy in her eyes. She was a wonderful, dedicated teacher. I was blessed to work with her for many years at Weber. She was a dear friend and mentor, always listening a giving the perfect advice. I miss her dearly, and I will always treasure all the love and friendship she gave me. 💜

    Robin Wach
  7. We shared so many good times. I will always cherish those precious memories. RIP my friend.

    Anna Simien
  8. Don, Donald & family you have my deepest sympathy. Sorry I couldn’t be there with you but I was there in thought. Be strong. Love you guys.

    Lillian A. Gordon
    C/O 1960

    Lillian A. Gordon

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