Willie Lee Harper Sr., 65, of Atlanta died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in a Texarkana hospital.
Mr. Harper was born Nov. 1, 1946, in Jefferson, Texas. He was a machine operator and member of Hendrix Temple COGIC.
Survivors include his wife, Willie Louise Harper; one son, Willie Lee Harper Jr. of Atlanta; four daughters, Ruby Lee Johnson of Texarkana and Joyce Ann Katlin, Mary Lee Johnson and Mary Jean Harper of Atlanta; three brothers, Herman Devereaux Jr., Rufus Clay and Clifford Earl Clay; five sisters, Ruby Lee Harper Clifton, Velma Jean Allen, Mary Jean White, Helen Jean Clay and Linda Pearl Clay; 15 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hendrix Temple COGIC with Bishop B.D. Willis officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.