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Camilla Harper

November 16, 1922 — August 28, 2023

Camilla Louzetta Anthony Harper, resident of Birmingham, was born on November 16, 1922 in Guin, AL passed away on August, 28, 2023 at the age of 100 years old.

Camilla moved to the Birmingham area at the age of six. She went to Powell Elementary and graduated from Phillips High School. She worked at Norwood Variety Store owned by her parents, Lillian, and Claude Anthony from age 18 until age 24.

Camilla became the Executive Secretary for Frank Samford, Sr., and Frank Samford, Jr with Liberty National for 25 years. She had a strong work ethic and was proud to arrive every day to a beautiful office with marble floors and fireplace. She was a member of Executive Women of America.

Camilla married C. Bervin Harper in 1962 and remained his loving wife until his death in 2014. They had one daughter, Carol Ann Henry. Her loving daughter, Carol provided Camilla with comfort and acted as her sole caregiver in the last seven years of her life.

Camilla was preceded in death by her parents, Lillian and Claude Anthony and her husband, C. Bervin Harper. She is survived by her daughter; her granddaughter, Jessica Taylor Watkins (Tommy), and her grandson, Jonathan Taylor (Malinda), and one great granddaughter, Emma Elizabeth Watkins.

A funeral service for Camilla will be held at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, September 2nd at 2:00 p.m. with visitation for friends held one hour prior to the service. Mr. Turner Owen Wade will preside over the service.

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Saturday, September 2, 2023

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