Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, October 25, 2020 at the Taylor Memorial Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Paynebottom Community. Elder Roosevelt Miller, pastor of Mt. Carmel Primitive Baptist Church, will officiate.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Marion was born August 6, 1951 in Ideal, Macon County, Georgia to the late Homer Harpe and the late Ora Mae Duncan Harpe. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County whereas she was a 1969 graduate of D. F. Douglass High School. She was preceded in death by two siblings, a sister-in-law, devoted nephew and brother in law Henry Robert Beal; Ailene Harpe Fulks, Herman and Mamie Hughey Harpe, and Ronald Harpe.
She was a dedicated member of Mt. Carmel Primitive Baptist Church of Ideal, Georgia whereas she supported every facet of the church she loved so well. She joined the church on September 24, 2007 and was baptized on November 24, 2007 under the leadership of Elder Roosevelt Miller. After several years of dedicated services she retired from Southern Frozen Food, Inc as a line technician.
She was blessed to be the mother of four children: Reginald Smith (Michelle) Vienna, Georgia, Patrice Smith, Marshallville, Georgia, Kenya Smith Atlanta, Georgia and LaToya Smith, Ideal, Georgia; twenty grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren; five siblings, Eddie Harpe, Raleigh, North Carolina, Vera Harpe Beal, Bettie Harpe, both of Ideal, Georgia, Tarry Harpe (Barbara), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Shelyn Harpe, Ideal, Georgia; a brother-in-law, Elzie Fulks, Ideal, Georgia; aunt, Alice Duncan, Oglethorpe, Georgia; a host of friends including several devoted, Patricia Walker, Virginia Mitchell Hamilton, Linda Tookes, Annie Floyd Harris; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including the pastor and members of Mt. Carmel Primitive Baptist Church.