Eloise Byrd Tharpe
September 12, 1930 - January 20, 2015

Eloise Byrd Tharpe

MACON – Eloise Byrd Tharpe, 84, passed away Tuesday in Cochran.

Services will be held Thursday January 22, 2015 at 3:00PM in Vineville Baptist Church in Macon. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Sam Scarborough and Rev. Gary Walker will officiate.

Mrs. Tharpe was born in Macon,, GA the daughter of the late Oscar and Mary Zelma Brantley Byrd. She was the widow of the late James Monroe Tharpe. She was a Homemaker and a former employee of the Bibb Superior Court. Mrs. Tharpe was a member of Vineville Baptist Church.

Survivors include her Children, Penny (Chris) Ward and Tonya (Ernest) Pettis. Grandchildren, James (Anna) Pettis, Brittany (Kyle) Matthews, Brooke (Dane) Newby, Danielle White, and Josh Ward. Great Grandchildren, Tharpe Pettis, Brantley Pettis, Mackenzie Matthews, Hayden Matthews, Maggie Newby, and Emma Claire White.

The family will receive friends from 2 PM to 3PM before services in Vineville Baptist Church.

Flowers are appreciated or donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association at 886 Mulberry St., Macon, GA 31201

Reece Funeral Home in Jeffersonville has charge of arrangements.


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