Mavis Harp Steen

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Mavis Catherine Harp Steen, 98, of Jena, passed from this life on Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Jena.

She was born June 29,1918 in Grayson to the union of her parents, Fred Clark and Angie Irene Cloyd Harp.

Mrs. Steen was a school teacher and taught for many years in the LaSalle Parish School System. She was a member of Nolley Memorial United Methodist Church in Jena.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 18, at Nolley Memorial United Methodist Church in Jena with the Revs. Truman Stagg, J. Roddie Taylor and Amanda Carpenter officiating.

Interment will follow in Nolley Memorial Cemetery under direction of Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don H. Steen; her parents; a son, Fred B. Steen; and a sister, Carlotta Harp Thomas.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna Steen Permenter and husband Paul of Tyler, Texas.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the chapel of Kinner & Stevens Funeral Home and Thursday from 11:00 AM until service time at the Church.

Pallbearers will be Guy Neal Campbell, Keith Tarver, Robert Terral, Dale Willis, Gary Wilbanks, and William Reid.

Honorary pallbearers are the Elsie Seals Sunday School Class, The LaSalle Squares square dancers, Kennon Daniels, Roy Breithaupt, Tim Mitchell, and Randy Welch.

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