age 69, of Covington, TN, was called home to be with the Lord March 28, 2013 at the Mercy hospital of Chicago, IL, George was born December 5, 1943 in Covington, TN to the union of Charlie Morgan Harper & Dora (Stanford) Harper. He was the seventh child of fourteen; George attended Frasier High School in Covington, TN. He went on to be an owner operator of his own trucking Company specializing in long haul transportation. During his life George met and married Cleo Peete, the late Thelma Thurman, and the late Pearl Mae Johnson, and cherished companion Elisa Kings.
George is survived by his twelve children; April Harper of Ft. Worth, TX, Barbara Harper of Ft. Worth, TX, Seretha Russell of Ft. Worth, TX, Teresa Peete of Detroit, MI, George Harper Jr. of Lawton, OK, Calvin (Sherry) Harper of Ft. Worth, TX, Bridgette (Allen) Hoskins-Jordan of Round Lake, IL, Terry Wynn of Memphis, TN, Tiffany Lovett of Springdale, AR, Yolanda Whitley of Covington, TN, Regina Chamberlain of Inglewood, NJ, and the Late Wayne Adams, Grandfather of eighteen; Daysha, Victor, Janae, Landon, Mariah, Isaiah, George, Amber, Serenity, Joshua, Cordazia, Jasmine, Aneesa, Aidan, Ethan, Jalexonus, Janiya; Brothers and sisters; the late Balline Harper, Dora (the late William) Henderson of Chicago, IL, Charlene (Wilbert) Chassion of Decatur, GA, the late William I. Williamson, the late Larry Harper, the late Frank Harper, Thomas (the late Louise) Harper of Covington, TN, Charles (Norma) Harper of Covington, TN, Ella (Mitchell) Teamer of Zineco, FL, Ethel (William) Peete of Wadsworth, IL, Myrtle (Fred) Henley of Covington, TN, the late Annie Harper, and Alvin (Velma Faye) Harper of Denver, CO and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Very close and special friends; Pearlia Hoskins of Kenosha, WI, Timothy Srickland of Zion, IL and Henry McMath of Zion, IL.
Wake Tuesday April 2nd 2013 12:00 pm until time of services at 1:00 pm at Faith Tabernacle Church Of God In Christ 2801 30th St. Zion, IL, Wake Friday April 5, 2013 Wake from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday at Barlow Funeral Home 205 N. Main St. Covington, TN 38019. Saturday April 6, 2013 Wake at 11:00 AM, Funeral at 12:00 pm at Greater St. John M B Baptist Church 4048 Highway 59 West Covington, TN, Interment Townsend Cemetery, Covington TN.
The Symonds Lakes Funeral Home of Grayslake, IL, and The Barlow Funeral Home of Covington, TN, were entrusted with the arrangements, Information 847-543-1080