Fredrick “Fred” Harper was born in Magnolia, Arkansas on February 8, 1930 to Gertrude and Harvey Harper Sr.
He accepted Christ and Kings Hill AME Church at an early age. He died Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Community Compassion Center in Magnolia.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jasper, Roosevelt, G.W., Arvis and Venny; and sisters, Delois and Marie.
He leaves to cherish his memory one son, Freddie Paul Harper of Magnolia; one brother, Green Jr. of Gary, IN; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be until 4 p.m. Thursday at Marks Funeral Home in Magnolia.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday, September 13, 2019 at Kings Hill AME Church Cemetery in Magnolia.
Clergyman will be Pastor Victor Morgan.
Services are under the direction of Marks Funeral Home, Inc., in Magnolia.