Gloria Jean Harper
Gloria Jean Harper
  • November 30, 1946 - June 26, 2017
  • Douglasville, Georgia

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Mrs. Gloria Jean Harper, age 70, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Monday, June 26, 2017. She was born November 30, 1946 in Villa Rica, Georgia. Mrs. Harper retired from Ft. McPherson, where she worked in Financial Management. After retirement, she did payroll for Heaven-Sent Helpers in Villa Rica. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and was an avid sports fan. She was a member of Heritage Baptist Church.

Mrs. Harper was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Ernest Harper; her parents, Cecil and Sarah Matthews Sauls; a grandson, Michael David Harper; and a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Sauls.

She is survived by her two sons, Greg (Melody) Harper and Jerry (Amanda) Harper; a daughter, Jenny (Rick) Summerville; two brothers, Bob (Donna) Sauls and Terry (Karen) Sauls; a sister, Shelia (Buddy) Corn; thirteen grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 28th and Thursday, June 29th, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. The funeral service will be Friday, June 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Rosehaven Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Villa Rica, Georgia.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made in her honor to American Diabetes Association (ADA), 233 Peachtree Street, Suite 2225, Atlanta, GA 30303,

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246