MR. ARTHUR RAYMOND CLAPPER, age 80, of Rome, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at his residence.  A native of Harpersfield, New York, He was born to the late Reubin B. and Lena Ovitt Clapper, on June 24, 1938.
            Surviving are sister-in-law, Katherine Bethune; nieces, Pam Naughton, Cheri Jett, Michelle Bicknell; nephew, Mark Bethune.
            Memorial service will be held Friday, November, 2, 2018, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Mr. Josh Baker and Dr. Matthew Campbell officiating, inurnment in Greenhills Memory Garden.
            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.