Donald Harper Obituary

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In Memory of

Donald Ray Harper

March 2, 1951 - June 1, 2014
Obituary

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Ebenezer Baptist Church for Donald Harper. Collier-Butler Funeral and cremation Services is directing. Mr. Harper was an avid deer hunter and loved to talk airplanes. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Kathleen Harper; father, Shelby Lamar Harper; brother Charles Harper; grandparents, Luther & Vivian Alred and Eva & Shelley Joseph Harper; and best friend, Allen Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Deborah Swafford Harper; daughter, Barbie Harper (Bobby Jones); son, Jimmy Harper (Amber);...
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Ebenezer Baptist Church for Donald Harper. Collier-Butler Funeral and cremation Services is directing.
Mr. Harper was an avid deer hunter and loved to talk airplanes. He loved spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Kathleen Harper; father, Shelby Lamar Harper; brother Charles Harper; grandparents, Luther & Vivian Alred and Eva & Shelley Joseph Harper; and best friend, Allen Johnson.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Deborah Swafford Harper; daughter, Barbie Harper (Bobby Jones); son, Jimmy Harper (Amber); grandchildren, Jonathan Harper, K.C. Wells, Thomas Hester, Adrianna Harper, and Alexus Harper; great-granddaughter, Addie bug; brothers, David Harper and Ricky Harper; sister, Ann Bradley; father-in-law, James A. Swafford; brother-in-law, Eddie Swafford (Cathy); sister-in-laws, Joyce Robert and Barbie Harper; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be, Wendell Johns, Vernon Harper, Mark Alred, Wayne Alred, and Walter Burns.
Special thanks to the EGGS; new beacon Hospice; Coosa Valley Rehab; and the staff at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
The family will accept friends from 1:00-2:00 at the church prior to the service.

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