Marshall Wilson Harper

Born: Sat., Sep. 22, 1934
Died: Mon., Jul. 26, 2004

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Marshall Wilson Harper, age 69, of Sylvania, GA died Monday, July 26, 2004 at his residence. He was born in Greene County on September 22, 1934 to the late Woodrow Wilson Harper and Sara Lee Parrott Harper. He was a graduate of the Georgia School for the Deaf in Cave Spring, GA. In 1988 he retired from the Sylvania Telephone Newspaper after working as a printer for thirty years. He was a member of Middle Ground Church of Sylvania.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Mae Heath Harper of Sylvania, GA; a daughter, Brenda Donaldson and husband Marko of Frisco, TX; a son Maxwell Wilson Harper and wife Misty of Americus, GA; a sister, Marcia Broman and husband Charles of Fairfax, VA; and a granddaughter, Heather Harper.

Graveside Services will be held on Friday, July 30, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. at Greensboro City Cemetery with Rev. Ira McKeever officiating. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at to sign the guest register.

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Carolyn Bryan Taylor
   Posted Wed July 28, 2004
Marcia,Charles, and family, So sorry to hear of Marshall's death. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Carolyn Bryan Taylor

Don and Gaynell Donaldson
   Posted Wed July 28, 2004
We were very sorry to hear about your lost. Our prayers are for all of the family and especially the immediate family. God heals and Marshall will be whole again, hearing and speaking. Keep God close to your heart and he will help you through it all.

John and Kathy Jordan
   Posted Fri July 30, 2004
Our condolences to the Harper family. If there is anything we can do, let us know.

Eleanor & Doby Foshee
   Posted Fri July 30, 2004
I knew Marshall at GSD. He was a nice guy and it is sad that he is now gone. We all will miss him. Our sympathies go to his family.