James Allen “Jamie” Harper, 51, of Atlanta died August 13, 2013. He was a native of Madison. He was born December 4, 1961 to Raymond and Lizzie Mae Harper. He was a graduate of Morgan County High School and later attended the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech. Mr. Harper worked as a computer administrator. He will be remembered as having a thirst for knowledge. He enjoyed gardening and giving away what he raised. He was a great cook and enjoyed traveling, having visited 30 countries. He loved music and was a talented pianist.

Mr. Harper is survived by his partner of 31 years Chris Reed. He is also survived by his siblings, Janice Cronic, Shirley Sidwell, Vivian Walker and Ralph, Kenny Harper and Yvonne, Kathy Pusateri and Joe and Patty Brooks and Randy and by other extended family and friends.

A memorial service was held Saturday, August 17 at the family farm.

A.E. Carter Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.