The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Saturday April 29, 2017 at the Jehovah Baptist Church, 201 Chatham Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia, where Reverend Glynn Bryant is pastor. Reverend Willie C. Kleckley will officiate. Interment will follow in the Oglethorpe City Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Dexter Neal Harmon was born April 22, 1958 in Reynolds, Taylor County, Georgia to Rosie Mae Lamb Harmon and the late Westley Harmon. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County where he acquired his elementary education from the historic Oglethorpe Grammar School of Oglethorpe, Georgia and his high school training from the historic D. F. Douglass High School of Montezuma, Georgia. Dexter was employed with various companies including Tyson, Inc. of Vienna, Georgia. Dexter first met and married the former Gloria Jean Harrison. After his first marriage he went on to marry Mary Frances Town. Dexter was blessed to be the father of eight children, four step-children, and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Yomesha Harmon.
He leaves a legacy of love to a caring and loving mother, Rosie Mae Lamb Harmon, Oglethorpe, Georgia; his beloved children and their spouses, Dominique Thorpe (Marcus), Warner Robins, Georgia, Rainier Harrison (Wydreika), Perry, Georgia, Altomese Randall (Daron), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Dexter Neal Harmon, Jr., Cordele, Georgia, Jamaal Phillips, Montezuma, Georgia, Vonterrions Hardrick (Antonio), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Cordero Harmon, and Kelbreshia Harmon both of Montezuma, Georgia; four step-children, Elizabeth McDonald (Willie), Justin Hicks, Isley Town (Kimberly) and Walter Hicks (Tieicha), all of Montezuma, Georgia; eight siblings and their spouses, Deborah Allen, Verna Hayes, both of Oglethorpe, Georgia, William White (Raynell), Rex, Georgia, Kelvin White (Carolyn) Jonesboro, Georgia, Windell White, Stockbridge, Georgia, Ernest White, Jr., Riverdale, Georgia, Leonard White, Macon, Georgia, and Anthony White (Towanda), Brunswick, Georgia; mother-in-law, Betty Town, Ideal, Georgia; sister-in-law, Lettie Little, Ideal, Georgia; two aunts and an uncle, Fronnie Humphey, Columbus, Georgia and Patricia Deane Davis (William, Sr.), Ft. Valley, Georgia; and a caretaker, loving and devoted niece, Shakendra Hayes, Oglethorpe, Georgia; a host of other beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.