*Obituary dated 14 September 2006 in The News Enterprise for Noel Glenial Tharpe:
He was a native of
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar D. and Beatrice Jaggers Tharpe; four brothers, Harold Tharpe, Stokley Tharpe, Darrell Tharpe and Arnold Tharpe, and a sister, Geraldine Tharp.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Alma Jenkins Tharpe; two sons, Dale Tharpe and his wife, Sheila, of Frankfort and Byron Tharpe of Elizabethtown; two daughters, Sharon Jones and her husband, Ken, of Louisville and Natalie O’Neal of Flaherty; a brother, Robert Tharpe of Elizabethtown; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral Mass is at noon Saturday at St. James Catholic
Church with the Rev. Jeff Hopper officiating. Burial will follow in
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and continues at 9 a.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home where there will be a prayer vigil service at 7 p.m. Friday.