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1944 James 2021

James Monroe "Jimmy" Harper

May 9, 1944 — July 17, 2021

Mr. James Monroe "Jimmy" Harper, age 77, of Rockmart, GA passed away, Saturday, July 17, 2021.

Jimmy was born in Bremen, GA on May 9, 1944 a son of the late Charlie B. Harper and the late Eris Reid Harper. He had been a resident of Rockmart since 1979 moving here from Tallapoosa, GA. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Rockmart. Jimmy worked for J.L. Lester & Son Wholesale Grocers for twenty six years retiring in 1994.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha M. (Pat) Harper and by two brothers: Ronnie and Larry Harper.

Survivors include a daughter, Shelly Warden and her husband Timothy of Ocean Springs, Mississippi; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren,

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 12:00 noon in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. David Warriner officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be the following: Mark Williams, Timothy Warden, Matt Arriaza, Rhonda Beasley, Deanna Westmore and Emily Dayton.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10:00 am until the service hour at the funeral home.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. Jimmy Harper.

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