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Ellie Wier Harper

Obituary Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ellie Wier Harper, age 85, of Decatur, Georgia, who entered into rest Thursday, October 30, 2014.

Mrs. Harper was born in Jefferson, Georgia the daughter of the late Henry T.C. Wier and the late Nina Eckles Wier, was a member of Avondale Estates First Baptist Church, retired from the Dekalb County School System, enjoyed working with her Church, traveling with her family and especially spending time with her grandchildren. In addition to her parents Mrs. Harper is preceded by her husband, Lewis Harper, brothers Paul Wier, Alfred Wier and his wife Barbara and sister, Irene Howington and her husband Bill. Survivors include two loving children, Son, Gene Harper and his wife Karen of Stone Mountain and daughter, Nina Harper of Decatur. Brother, Gilbert Wier and his wife Martha Sue of Jefferson, Sisters, Lavenia W. Hall and her husband T.O. and Carolyn W. Thurmond and her husband Claudius of Jefferson. Three grandchildren, Elizabeth, Katherine and Andrew also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, November 2, 2014 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Tommy Langford officiating with burial to follow in Jackson Memorial Park, Commerce, Georgia. Nephews honored as pallbearers are Phil Thurmond, Doug Thurmond, Danny Wier, David Wier, Dwight Wier and William Howington. The family will receive friends Sunday prior to the service 1-3 P.M. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to be made to Avondale Estates First Baptist Church, 47 Covington Road, Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002. Evans Funeral Home Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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Funeral Date
11/02/2014 at 12:00AM
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