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Marilyn Deloris Harps

September 2, 1954 ~ March 27, 2022 (age 67)


Sister Marilyn Deloris Harps was 67, and departed t his life Sunday March 27, 2022 in Columbia, SC. She was the sister of Duncan Harps and Derrick Harps. You may visit the family at 815 Gibson St. Marion. 

Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel on Friday April 1, 2022 at 12:00 noon. She will be laid to rest at Devotion Gardens Cemetery. Services will be live-streamed on the Jackson & McGill Facebook Page. 

~ Obituary ~

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.”  Matthew 5:8

On March 27, 2022, Marilyn Deloris Harps quietly and peacefully slipped away to be with the Lord.

Marilyn was born to the late Jerome and Mary F. Harps on September 2, 1954 in Marion, South Carolina.

Marilyn attended the public schools of Marion, SC.  She attended Wise Chapel AME Church as a child.

Marilyn moved to Columbia, SC at an early age. She worked at the Babcock Center, for many years, in housekeeping until she retired. She resided in an independent living program at Babcock. She later was moved to an independent living program at Bridgewood Apt. Chestco Corp. in Columbia.

Marilyn was an humble and loving person. She especially loved her family. She always greeted you with a smile and hug when possible. 

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, Jerome and Mary Harps, three brothers: Jerome Harps Jr., Acie Lee Harps Sr., Letrone ‘Pop’ Harps; sister: Janis Harps; and nephew: Treymayne Harps.

Marilyn leaves to cherish fond memories,  two brothers: Duncan(Rosalind) Harps of Columbia, SC, Derrick Harps of Marion, SC; two sisters-in-law: Mamie Harps, and Yvonne Harps of Marion, SC;  three Aunts:  Lucille Paul of Oxen Hill, MD, Geneva (Bobby) Davis of Marion, SC,  Olga Foxworth of Wendell, NC; one uncle: Willie Foxworth of Stafford, VA; nephews and nieces:   Acie Harps, Jeneral Harps, Duncan Harps, Raymond Harps, Derrick Smith, Brandi Harps, Whitney Harps, Angela Harps, Cherish Heyward, and a host of great nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends.

The family of Sister Marilyn Deloris Harps in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private 50 people or less, family only, funeral service for their loved one with private interment immediately following. While the Harps family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic  health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding. Thank you for your concern and cooperation.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Marilyn, please visit our floral store.


Funeral Service
April 1, 2022

12:00 PM
Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel
612 South Main Street
Marion, SC 29571

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