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Trishia Ann (Richardson) Harper

March 12, 1962 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 59)


Trishia Richardson Harper, 59, of Amarillo, TX, passed away on October 19, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Trishia was born on March 12, 1962 in Rison, Arkansas to the late Helen Richardson.  As a young infant, Trishia moved to Amarillo, Texas where she was raised by her parents, Zelma and John Majors.  Throughout the years, Trishia remained close with all of her family.

Trishia attended Palo Duro High School in the Amarillo public school district, and later pursued an early career in Nursing at Amarillo College.  While in Amarillo, Trishia met Dexter Harper, and they were joined in marriage on April 25, 1980.  They were married for 41 years, until the time of her passing.  Within their union, they raised their three beautiful daughters: Yolonda, Lakishia, and Rachel.

Trishia was very devoted to her family and spent many years as a stay at home mother in order to care for her children, whom she loved dearly.  Throughout her life, Trishia often worked jobs in the service industry.  Trishia had a big heart, and an even bigger sense of humor.  She enjoyed traveling and loved spending time with her friends and family.  Some of her most memorable vacations include traveling to Trelawny, Jamaica and Niagara Falls, Canada.  Trishia loved all social gatherings and never met a stranger.  She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed attending Texas Rangers baseball and Dallas Mavericks basketball games.  She also loved supporting her daughters and grandchildren at their little league and collegiate sporting events.  Trishia was loved by many friends and family.

Trishia was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Richardson, parents Zelma and John Majors, sister Bobbie Sue Smith, and brother Joseph Majors.

Trishia is survived by her husband, Dexter Harper, of Amarillo, TX; daughters: Yolonda Shorter of Arlington, TX; Lakishia Harper of St. Louis, MO; and Rachel (Diondre) Byone, of Keller, TX; granddaughters: Armani Tijerina and Lauren Byone; sisters: Lena Cravin of Malakoff, TX; Felicia Shaffer of Amarillo, TX; and Tracy Bembry of Dayton, OH; brothers: Odis (Mary) Wilson, of Sacramento, CA; and Samuel Richardson, of Amarillo, TX; special friend Deloris Jones, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends who will forever cherish her memory.

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Open Viewing
October 29, 2021

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church
1015 North Monroe Street
Amarillo, TX 79107

Funeral Service
October 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church
1015 North Monroe Street
Amarillo, TX 79107

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