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Carol Jean Harper

November 13, 1937 — June 3, 2023

Copley

Carol Jean Harper, age 85, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2023 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 13, 1937 in Cassville, West Virginia to the late Harland and Reta (Everett) Murphy. She married the love of her life, Harold, on December 24, 1959 in Star City, West Virginia. Carol worked as a bookkeeper and church treasurer. Carol and Harold owned rental properties and enjoyed refurbishing homes. She was a 55 year member of Copley United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by her sister, Joann Cunningham and nephew, Mike Cunningham; she is survived by her husband, Harold; son, Charlie (Ophelia) Harper; daughter, Laura Atherton; grandsons, Dylan and Drew Atherton; nephew, Pat (Erin) Cunningham; and niece, Joann Cunningham.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, 12:00 pm at Copley United Methodist Church, 1518 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd. Copley, where friends may visit from 10 am-12 pm. She will then have services in Davis, West Virginia. Funeral Service will be Saturday, 12:00 pm at Hinkle Fenner Funeral Home, 567 Thomas Ave. Davis, WV 26260, where friends may visit from 10 am-12 pm. Burial will follow at Jacob C. Harper Cemetery in Harman, West Virginia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Copley Outreach Center or Copley United Methodist Church.

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Copley United Methodist Church (South Cleveland Massillon Road, Copley)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Copley United Methodist Church (South Cleveland Massillon Road, Copley)

OH

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