Marilyn Morrow Harper

November 17, 1938July 6, 2019

Marilyn Morrow Harper, 80, died on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at her home in Kennesaw, Georgia. Marilyn grew up in Selma, AL. and moved to Tuscaloosa where she met and married Jerry Harper. The couple moved to Montgomery where they were married for almost forty years and raised four children. Marilyn was an avid Master Gardener as well as a member of the Women’s Guild and Altar Society at her church. She was very creative and artistic and engaged in various volunteer activites. Marilyn was a loving mother, faithful friend, and good neighbor. She enjoyed gardening, reading, Jeopardy, and crossword puzzles. Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband Jerry Taylor Harper and daughter Susan Elizabeth Harper. She was survived by her children Gerald Taylor Harper Jr., Mary Patricia Harper, and Barbara Harper Bodin (John) and grandchildren Victoria Alvarenga (JL), John Bodin III(Allison), Rebecca Lansburg (Matthew), Rachel Bodin, and Michael Bodin, brother Joe Morrow (Inez) and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at White Chapel Greenwood Funeral Home on Tuesday July 9th at 10:00am followed by graveside services at 11:00am at Greenwood Cemetery. If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Catholic Charities or the Paralyzed Veterans of America.


  • Gerald Taylor Harper Jr., Son
  • Mary Patricia Harper, Daughter
  • Barbara Harper Bodin, Daughter
  • John Bodin, Son-in-law
  • Victoria Alvarenga, Grandchild
  • John Bodin III, Grandchild
  • Rebecca Lansburg, Grandchild
  • Rachel Bodin, Grandchild
  • Michael Bodin, Grandchild
  • Joe Morrow, Brother
  • Inez Morrow, Sister-in-law
  • Jerry Taylor Harper, Husband
  • Susan Elizabeth Harper, Daughter

  • Catholic Charities
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2019
  • Graveside Tuesday, July 9, 2019


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Joanne Roberts

July 9, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to the family. We will always cherish the memories we have had with this Sweet and Beautiful lady. Aunt Marilyn you will always have a special place in our hearts forever and always till we meet again. Love Ron, Joanne and Kimberly Roberts

Mike Gorenflo

July 8, 2019

We will sorely miss you sweet lady! The gates of heaven are open awaiting your arrival! Love you!

Michelle Kelley

July 8, 2019

So sorry to hear about Marilyn! She and mom were good friends while we all lived in Spring Valley. Our thoughts are with you but I imagine she and mom have met up together in Heaven and are starting a garden club!!

The Haigler Family