Richard T. Harper (WARRENTON, Ga.)

WARRENTON, Ga. - Mr. Richard Thomas Harper, age 23, husband of Mrs. Marjorie Edmonds Harper of Macon Highway died Saturday August 16, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P. M. Saturday, August 23, 2008 at the Warrenton First Baptist Church with the Revs. Randy Carnley and Ray Hope officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Scruggs Cemetery. Mr. Harper will lie in state from 1:30 P. M. till the hour of service in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church. Mr. Harper, a native of Holland, was a resident of Warren County, GA and currently serving in the U. S. Navy. He was a member of the Warrenton First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Edmonds Harper, his mother, Andrea Chapman, of Daytona Beach, FL, his father and mother, James (Jim) and Myra Harper, of Warrenton, GA, three sisters, Jackie Harper, Ashley Jane Harper, and Ellie Harper, two brothers, Adam Harper and Greg Harper. Maternal grandparents, Arno and Gertrud Schmidt, of Las Vegas, NV, Gerd and Hildegard Walter, of S. Daytona Beach, FL, and Rev. & Mrs. Randy Carnley, of Gordon, GA. Father & Mother - in - Law, Mike & Charlotte Edmonds, sister - in - law, Crystal Edmonds, and a Brother - in - law, Jonathan Edmonds, all of Waynesboro, GA and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Mr. Harper was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, James and Jane Harper. Pallbearers will be members of the U. S. Navy. Friends may call at the residence of Jimmy & Myra Harper 3704 Macon Highway Warrenton, GA. The family will receive friends from 6:00-9:00 P.M. Friday evening in the Warrenton First Baptist Church Family Life Center 206 S. Norwood Street Warrenton, GA. If so desired, memorials may be made to the Warrenton First Baptist Church, 206 S. Norwood Street Warrenton, GA 30828 Lowe Funeral Home, 77 W Gibson St. Warrenton GA 30828 (706) 465-3333. Email:

The Augusta Chronicle-August 21, 2008