James M. Harper

Born in Springfield, TN on October 28, 1945

Departed on July 20, 2009 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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James M. Harper, age 63 of Gallatin, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2009 at the Skyline Medical Center. A native of Springfield, Tennessee, he was born to the late Claude and Ezma Harper. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Harper. He is survived by his wife, Joan G. Harper; sons, James Kevin Harper, Jeffrey Scott Harper, and Robert C. Williams Jr. Shaaron; daughters, Tammy Shonting Alan, Jamie M. Harper-Haley Josh; grandchildren, David Thomas Harper, Zachary Alan Shonting, Trevor James Harper, Maia Ashton-Paige Williams, Ashlyn Shea Williams; brothers, Robert Harper, Virgil Harper; sisters, Peggy Brown Terry, Pat Ruley Ben; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home with Bro. Jeffrey Todd Gregory officiating. Interment will follow in the Hendersonville Memory Gardens where his closest friends will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will begin on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and will resume on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. until service time. Online condolences may be submitted at www.harpethhills.com. Hendersonville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

2 Comments to James M. Harper

  1. Shelby Ryan Ellis says:

    James was what held our class of 1963 together in the past 20 years or so. He drove a truck and would call classmates several times a year to keep up with them. He was the one who kept addresses, phone numbers, etc. He would pass this information along to others. He was the one who wanted to do class reunions and planned several with help of others. James was a kind hearted person who would do anything he could to help. He will be missed by us. Prayers to the family – your dad was a good man.

  2. Joe and Linda Fertitta says:

    Joan we were so sorry to hear about James. When we saw the notice the service was already over. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.