The graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at Taylor Cemetery, Paynebottom Community, Ellaville, Georgia.
Graveside services, including burials, 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.
Shelyn was born January 27, 1954, in Macon County, Georgia to the late Aliene Harpe Fulks and the Elzie Fulks Sr. She was reared by her grandparents the late Homer and Ora Mae Harpe of Ideal, Georgia. She acquired her education in the public school system of Macon County whereas she attended the historic Ideal Elementary School and was a graduate of D.F. Douglass High School. After many years of dedicated service she retired from Blue Bird Body Company as a Secretary. Later she worked as a Secretary for Habitat of Americus, Tyson Food and Gold King. She was united in holy matrimony to the late Will Dennis.
She leaves to cherish her memories to her two children, Trevis Harpe, Ideal, Georgia, Stephanie Harpe Mclendon (Keith), Montezuma, Georgia; four grandchildren, Kaleah Harris, Aukeeveous Mclendon, Akeirah Harpe, Kelan Harpe, great granddaughter, Ariyah Fudge; a father, Elzie Fulks Sr. Ideal, Georgia; five siblings, Hilda Fulks, Fort Valley, Georgia, Carrie Lockett (Wilfred), Ideal, Georgia Malcolm Fulks (Melinda), Clayton County, Georgia, Elzie Fulks Jr. (Joann), Lithonia, Georgia, Cathy Fulks Smith (Donnson), Montezuma, Georgia; aunts, Betty Harpe, Vera Harpe, both of Ideal, Georgia (who were raised as her sisters) Barbara Harpe, Oglethorpe, Georgia; Uncle, Eddie C. Harpe, Raleigh, NC; great aunt, Alice Duncan, Oglethorpe, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.