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Violet “Dude” Harper
Violet “Dude” Harper, 90, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 11, 2019. Born July 20, 1928 to the late Alan and Lois Pickelsimer, she was raised in Copperhill, Tenn. and had been a resident of Dawsonville for over 60 years. She was a nurturing mother, wonderful cook and loving grandmother and great-grandmother who thrived on spoiling all of her grandchildren. Her husband of almost 63 years, Leroy Harper; and four brothers, H.A. Jr., Dell, Bob and Toby Pickelsimer, preceded her in death.