2014-01-23 / Obituaries


Houston Loper, 96, of Camden died Jan. 18, 2014.

He was born Jan. 30, 1917. He was a former resident of Jackson. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. He had retired as an electrician from Olin Chemical.

Survivors include two sons, Ricky Loper, Camden, Carl Loper, Milledgeville, Ga.; one daughter, Janice Odom, Gulf Shores; one brother, Levon Loper, Laton Hill; two sisters, Beatrice Lee, Eight Mile, Alma Jean Pope, Nashville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; 13 greatgrandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 71 years, Fannie Jane Loper; two sisters, one brother and one granddaughter.

The service was Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Webber officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Eric Postle, David Holt, Tommy Willingham, Jeffery Miller, Charlie Williams and Bradley Miller.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed. (1-1tp)

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