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Florine Harper

April 22, 1927 ~ December 19, 2018 (age 91)

Florine Harper, age 91, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Wednesday December 19, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Harper was born on April 22, 1927 in Ambrose, Georgia the daughter of the late Willie Burl McLendon and Emma Carver McLendon.

She worked in the Poultry Industry and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Harper was preceded in death by her husband, John Edison Harper and two brothers, Junior McLendon and Carlis McLendon.

Survivors include her daughter, Janice Harper Lewis of Douglas, GA; two sons, John H. Harper (Linda Gail) of Broxton, GA and Ronnie Harper (Ruth) of Douglas, GA; sister, Grace Moore of Callahan, FL; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday December 23, 2018 at 3:00pm at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. L. G. Aldridge and Rev. Gerald Gardner. Interment will follow at Purvis Cemetery, Ambrose, GA. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1pm until 3pm prior to the service.

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Sims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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