Brantery Harper

Posted at 11:38 AM on Feb 13, 2018


And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes, and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall be any more pain; for the former things are passed away. - Revelations 21:4

Mr. Brantery Harper, affectionately known as “Brownie,” of 240 N. Lackey Street, Statesville, was born in Iredell County on May 31, 1932, and was the son of the late Clinton Harper and Lucile Lazenby Turner. He departed this life on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Davis Regional Hospital following an extended illness.

He attended the Iredell County Schools and was employed with Jack B. Wooten as a truck driver.
He attended Bread of Life. Mr. Harper served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, John Turner, and a brother, John Larry Turner. Mr. Harper will truly be missed.

He leaves to cherish the memories of his life four sons, Terry Phifer, Lonnie Brantton, Jerome Robinson and Jerry Robinson; one stepdaughter, Mariah Robinson; a host of nieces, including caregiver Phyllis Stinson, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life services will be conducted on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary. Members of the family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:30 to 11 a.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times.

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Rutledge and Bigham is serving the family of Mr. Brantery Harper.

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