The funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 P.M., Sunday, March 5, 2017, William Grove Baptist Church, Gill Street, Ellaville, Georgia, where Reverend Michael B. Edge is pastor. Elder Larry Franklin, Jr., pastor of Nazarene Church of God in Christ, Buena Vista, Georgia, will officiate. Burial will follow at Rocky Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Concord Church Road, Ellaville, Georgia.
Calvin was born November 14, 1960 in Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia to the late Arthur Harpe and Josie Dupree Harpe. He was educated in the public school system of Marion County. He was a 1978 graduate of Tri-County High School. He accepted Jesus Christ at an early age and joined the New Life Holiness Church under the leadership of Elder Johnny Lundy. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was honorably discharged. For many years he was employed at Southern Frozen Food as a Line Technician.
Calvin was united in holy matrimony to Paula Williams Harpe in 1995. He was blessed to be a loving and devoted father of eight children and the grandfather of seven grandchildren.
He leaves to cherish his memory: a devoted wife, Paula Harpe, Oglethorpe, Georgia; eight children, Cassandra Rogers (Daniel), Montezuma, Georgia, Tomealya Hudson (Demetrice Walker), Deanundra Hudson, Domique Hudson, all of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Jeremy Hudson, Warner Robins, Georgia, D’Treydeon Larry, A’Treydianna Hudson, Markiya Hudson, all of Oglethorpe, Georgia; seven grandchildren, Demetrice Walker, Jr., Jamel Walker, Reed Walker, Rickeebion Walker, Kawuan Rogers, Keylon Rogers, and Kaleb Rogers; siblings, Stanford Harpe (Alberta), Milton, Delaware, Billy Harpe (Rebecca), Buena Vista, Georgia, Otis Perry (Carolyn), Buena Vista, Georgia, Joe Nathan Harpe (Haran) Arlington, Virginia, and Tony Williams (Equilla) Stockbridge, Georgia, and Minder E. Rucker, Oglethorpe, Georgia; father-in-law, E.J. Edge (Irene), Ellaville, Georgia, mother-in-law, Lucille Harris, Oglethorpe, Georgia; aunts and uncle, Sarah Richardson, Willie James Dupree, both of Ellaville, Georgia; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Danny Williams (Judy), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Ronnie Williams (Sherrie) Hagger Town, Maryland, Delorie Kendrick (Donia), Ruthie Whitfield, all of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Shirley Edge, Florida, Ella Jordan (Lance), Ellaville, Georgia and Hiawatha Phelps (Miska) Americus, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including a devoted niece, Angela Terry (Woodrow) Locust Grove, Georgia and devoted friends Joe Thomas (Helen), Oglethorpe, Georgia and Lonnie Rushin, Buena Vista, Georgia.