Mrs. Erlene Harper

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Mrs. Erlene Harper, 72, of Ellijay, died Saturday, June 1, 2019.

She was born Dec. 15, 1946, in Detroit, Mich., to the late James Michael and Sally Schultz.  She worked as a master barber for 18 years in the Southfield, Mich., area where she created a dedicated following before her move to Georgia in 1994. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ellijay.

She is survived by husband, Charles Harper; stepdaughters, Kristen Kaiser, of Birmingham, Mich., Lauren Negron, of Denver,  Colo.; sister, Debbie Schultz, of Clearwater Fla.; four grandchildren, Wyatt and Harper Kaiser, Mia Negron, Marley Avila; nephews and niece, James Schultz, Dilan and Hannah Schultz.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019, from the First United Methodist Church of Ellijay with Dr. Thom Shores and the Rev. Alan Tarr officiating. Music was by Claudia McKeon, Wayne Harper, and congregation.

Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at or American Heart Association at in memory of Mrs. Harper.

Condolences can be made at Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006