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Jessie Mable (Dornik) Harper

April 22, 1933 ~ April 12, 2022 (age 88)


Jessie Mable (Dornik) Harper passed away on April 12, 2022 at the age of 88. Jessie was born on April 22, 1933 to Musa Mae Grosh and Tony Stanilus Dornik in Bisbee, Arizona. Jessie married Robert Block on July 10, 1950 in Miami, Arizona. To this union they had five children. Jessie and Robert later divorced. On February 14, 1980 Jessie married Gene Harper and had many years together until his passing in 2009.

Jessie enjoyed multiple crafting. She had her own kiln and molds and did ceramics for years. She was a quilter and always was working on one. Friends and family have been gifted with beautiful quilts. She loved to travel and visited many places and went on cruises.

She is survived by her son; Tony (Cheryl) Block, daughters; Sandy (Tom) Carney, and Pam (Richard) Lang, 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Many step-grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by Robert Block (1st Husband) and Gene Harper (Husband), daughters; Kay Lawhorn and Susie Wilson, son-in-law; John Lawhorn.

A private family service for Jessie will be held in Arizona later this summer. Online condolences maybe shared at

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