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Bernie Harper, Jr.

January 13, 1959 ~ August 30, 2021 (age 62)


Bernie Harper, Jr., age 62, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021 at his residence. Mr. Harper was born on January 13, 1959 in Augusta, Georgia the son of the late Bernie & Blanche Hattie Hodge Harper Sr.

Mr. Harper worked for Beasley Timber Products, Hazlehurst, Georgia as a truck driver and was of the Baptist Faith.

Survivors include son, Chris Harper (Brittany) of Douglas, GA; daughter, Kayla Spivey (Corey) of Douglas, GA; 2 brothers, Wayne Carter of Douglas, GA and, Jerome Carter of Green Bay, Wisconsin; 6 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glen Fussell officiating. Interment will follow at Elam Harper Cemetery, Ambrose, GA.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Attendees are asked to comply with the current guidelines and restrictions concerning containment of the Coronavirus, including masks and social distancing.

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Bernie Harper, Jr., please visit our floral store.


September 1, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
September 1, 2021

2:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home Chapel
201 N. Peterson Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

September 1, 2021

Elam Harper Cemetery
Elam Harper Rd
Ambrose, GA 31512

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