Weaver Funeral Home

5815 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN


Eula Ann Hope (Bolinger) Harper

May 3, 1935June 28, 2020
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Eula Ann Hope (Bolinger) Harper, peacefully passed away June 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by family. She was born to James Vader Bolinger and Mabel Ann (Wood) Bolinger on May 3, 1935 in Monroe County, TN. The family later moved to the Karns Community where she graduated from Karns High School., and Knoxville Business College, she later retired from the ETMA Federal Credit Union. Ann attended Grace Baptist Church from childhood where she met and married her husband, raised her children there and was a member until her death. Ann had an easy laugh and made long-lasting friendships. Her greatest joy was to spend time with her three grandchildren. She was a wonderful cook, loved to play cards, and the highlight of the year was going to the beach with her family and then with her beach girls. Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Mabel Bolinger and two brothers, James and Robert Bolinger. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Chester Harper; daughter, Cindy (Mike) Callahan and son, Larry Harper; both of Knoxville, along with granddaughter, Haley Hill and two grandsons, Tanner Hill and Jake Harper. She leaves behind one brother, Bill (Peggy) Bolinger and two sisters, Sue (Don) Reagan and Nancy (Don) Gordon. Also a large extended family of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws whom she loved and was very much loved by them along with so many friends who will mourn her passing. Visitation will be held Wednesday at Grace Baptist Church from 5:00-7:00 pm with the service to follow. Pastor Darrell Wright to officiate. Family and friends will meet Thursday at 9:45 am at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens for a 10:00 am interment. Grandsons and Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers " Beach Girls ". In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences are welcome at weaverfuneralservices.com.

Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave. Knoxville, TN 37921


  • Janes Vader Bolinger, Father (deceased)
  • Mabel Ann (Wood) Bolinger, Mother (deceased)
  • James Bolinger, Brother (deceased)
  • Robert Bolinger, Brother (deceased)
  • Chester Harper, Husband
  • Cindy Callahan, Daughter
  • Mike Callahan, Son-in-law
  • Larry Harper, Son
  • Haley Hill, Granddaughter
  • Tanner Hill, Grandson
  • Jake Harper, Grandson
  • Bill Bolinger, Brother
  • Peggy Bolinger, Sister-in-law
  • Sue Reagan, Sister
  • Don Reagan, Brother-in-law
  • Nancy Gordon, Sister
  • Don Gordon, Brother-in-law
  • Large extended family of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws.

  • Grandsons and Nephews, Active
  • " Beach Girls", Honorary


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

  • Interment

    Thursday, July 2, 2020


Eula Ann Hope (Bolinger) Harper

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Bettye Phifer

July 4, 2020

So very sorry, Chester, for the loss of Ann, an exceptional lady. It was a pleasure to know her. May you and your family find peace and comfort in memories you treasure. With our deepest sympathy.

Sincerely, Bettye Phifer and Don Hendrix

Michelle Carr

July 3, 2020

Cindy and Larry my thoughts and prayers are with you are your family. Ann was a wonderful lady. May you cherish all the memories and keep them close to your heart. With deepest sympathy and love,
Michelle Carr

Mark & Jeannie Hurst

July 2, 2020

We are very sorry for your loss. Ann was always there for her church and her community. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Patsy Earl

July 1, 2020

Praying for God to comfort and bless your family during this difficult time.

Sandy Wood Roberts

July 1, 2020

Chester, Sue and Family,

I am so very sorry to hear of Ann's passing. May God comfort all of you in His "Everlasting Arms".

Sandy Wood Roberts

Angie Roberts

July 1, 2020

Ann and Chester are very special to me, I always loved my hugs that I get everytime I saw them at church, always smiling and very kind. Ms Ann will be missed. Love Angie and Marty Roberts

Eleanor Sergent

July 1, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of Ann’s passing.
Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Deepest sympathy.🙏
Eleanor Sergent

Roy and Judy Edwards

June 30, 2020

Harper and Bolinger Family,
So very sorry to hear of Ann’s passing. She was a very special person. I have nothing but the fondest of memories of our days growing up playing and going to school together. I always cherished our friendship. Roy Edwards

And I too loved Ann. She was a wonderful person and I feel honored to have known her. Judy Edwards

Jim & Betty Breeding

June 30, 2020

Chester, Cindy, Larry and family,

Our thoughts and prayers to each of you.
Ann was a lovely lady and a sweet neighbor for many years. God bless you all and May He hold you ever so close.

Sincerely, Jim, Betty, Angela, Valarie, Dale &


June 30, 2020

Larry and Cindy I am so sorry to hear about your beautiful mother. She was a very special lady! You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Love you,
Cheryl Gann