Charles Haley Harper


Charles Haley Harper, Jr., 66, of Cartersville, died on December 7, 2018, at his residence. 

Born in Fitzgerald, Georgia, on August 26, 1952, he is the son of the late Charles H. Harper, Sr. and the late Mae Lovett Harper. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Kathy Harper, and Louise Braswell; and his brother, Cleo Harper. 

Charles was of the Baptist faith and served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He later became a real estate broker and was the co-owner of H&H Realty in Cartersville. 

Survivors include his wife, Mary Bess Harper; his children, Leah Harper Bush (Brian), Charles Haley Harper III, and Tyler Lee Harper; his grandchildren, Cole Crump, Griffin Woodall, and Abigayle Harper, and future grandson, Baylor Bush; and his sister, Lisa Evans. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018, in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Burial will follow in Georgia National Cemetery in Canton for family and close friends only. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at the funeral home. 

Serving as pallbearers will be Calvin Evans, Jerry Thomas, Bill Blair, Cole Crump, Rick Drews, and Mark Harris.  

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Charley Harper to the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter where he served on the Board of Directors and as the Board Treasurer from 2015 to 2017. Donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 664, Cartersville, GA 30120, in memory of Charley Harper. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Mehta, Alex Tuuk, and the staff of N.W. GA oncology center. 

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