Mr. Dennis Clarence Harper
THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Dennis Clarence Harper, 57 of Thomson,
died Friday, January 14, 2011, at McDuffie Regional Medical
Funeral services were held on Monday, January 17, at 2 p.m. at
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Wilkes County with Dr. Leonard Dupree
officiating. Interment followed at Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery
in Lincoln County.
Mr. Harper, a native of Wilkes County, had been a resident of
Thomson for the past six years. He was an employee at North
Columbia Elementary School and a member of Ebenezer Baptist
Church. His father, Clarence Monroe Harper, preceded him in
He is survived by his wife, Mattie Blackburn Harper; daughters:
Tara Harper Farr, and husband, Brian Edwin Farr of Martinez, Tina
Harper Seeger, and husband Walter Rhodes Seeger , Jr. of Augusta;
Mother, Ethel Turpin Harper, Washington; Brother: Ronnie Harper,
Tignall; Sisters, Janice Harper Powick, Augusta, and Jeanie Harper
Gaines, Washington; Grandchildren, Emily Ryan Farr, and Rebecca
Claire Seeger and a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Chris Blackburn, David Harper, Shane Gunter, Don Blackburn,
Willie Frank Blackburn and Jimmie Blackburn served as
Memorial contributions may be made Ebenezer Baptist Church,
c/o Mrs. Teresa Burdette, 1568 Greensboro Rd., Washington, Ga.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, January 20, 2011