Funeral services for Grover Charles Roper, age 86, of Clarkesville, will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from the Providence Baptist Church in Batesville. Rev. Tommy Lawhorn and Rev. Scott Doster will officiate with interment to follow the service in the church cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 10 AM until the service hour. Mr. Roper died at his residence on Saturday, July 26, 2014 following a period of declining health. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hillsidememorialchapel.com. Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. (706) 754-6256.