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Joseph Harper

July 10, 1958 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 60)


The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup ruuneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.                                                 Psalms 23

Mr. Joseph Harper was the youngest son of the late Mr. Wilbert Harper, Sr. and Mrs. Mary Ida Lanier Harper. Joseph departed this life on April 25, 2019 at the Navicent Health Center in Milledgeville, Georgia. He was born July 10, 1958 in Hancock County. He was educated in the Hancock County School System and graduated in 1977. Joseph joined Hunt’s Chapel A.M.E. Church at a young age and gave his life to Christ. He remained an active member until his health started failing.

In 1997 he was joined in Holy Matrimony to Rosetta Clayton Harper. He worked as a Material Handler in Distribution until he had health issues.

Joseph was preceded in death by several siblings, Wilbert Harper Jr, Ethel Clinton, Buerina Lampley, Nathaniel Harper, William Harper, Jimmy Harper, Willie Lee Harper, David Harper, Lovick Harper Sr., Frank Harper, and Roosevelt Harper.

He leaves to cherish his memories, a devoted wife ,Mrs. Rosetta Clayton Harper; mother-in-law, Mrs. Aretha Clayton; sisters, Elnora Harper, Daisy Mosley, and Lucy Warren of Chester, PA, Mary  L. Harper of Covington, Georgia, and Mae Julia (Ulysses) Lundy of Sparta, Georgia;  brother, Jesse (Kathy) Harper of Sparta, Georgia;. brother-in-law Timothy Clayton of Sparta, Georgia and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, relatives and friends that will miss him dearly.

Visitation: Adrick Alexander, 12271 Broad St. Sparta, GA.

      Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m.

      Adrick Ingram 12271 Broad St Sparta, Ga.

Service entrusted to Adrick Alexander ~12271 Broad Street Sparta, GA.

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Funeral Service
May 4, 2019

11:00 AM
Hunt's Chapel AME Church
900 Hunts Chapel Rd.
Sparta, GA 31087

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