Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Services

3195 Atlanta Highway, Athens, GA


Sylvia Lluana Harper Brown

July 20, 1942October 25, 2019

Sylvia Lluana Harper Brown, 77, of Athens, passed away Friday, October 25, 2019.

A lifelong resident of Athens, Mrs. Brown was a daughter of the late Clyde E. Harper and Nannie Lou Combs Harper. She graduated from the University of Georgia and retired after many years as a teacher in various schools in Northeast Georgia. She was a member of Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a musician, including playing the violin and singing in the choir. She was also involved in United Methodist Women. Mrs. Brown was an artist, songwriter, storyteller and full of life.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, Terrell Brown; son, Harry Todd Phillips and brothers, Clyde D. Harper Sr., Charles E. Harper and David B. Harper.

Survivors include stepson, Barry Brown; nephew, Clyde Harper; and step-grandchildren, Jonathan and Gayla.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 29 at 11 a.m. at the Bernstein Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Luis Ortiz officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., prior to the service.

Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.BernsteinFuneralHome.com


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 29, 2019


Sylvia Lluana Harper Brown

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Angela Baza

November 10, 2019

a wonderful and charismatic spirit of the Lluana, May the Lord bless her family and bring them comfort And peace and the name of Jesus. Amen 🙏

Santiago De Paz Sanchez

November 1, 2019

She was always a warm person be around. I love The stories that she would tell at gatherings.

Tammy+David Lee Swann

October 30, 2019

We are so sorry to hear of y’all’s loss.We are Praying for each of you now and days to come. Please Lean on Our Savior for understanding. Sending Prayers,Love,and Hugs across the miles we pray y’all feel them.