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Mrs. Dorothy Lois Pope Tharpe, age 91, of Bonifay, passed away Jan. 11, 2016 at her home. She was born Oct. 23, 1924 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Roslyn Williams Pope and Gertrude Alma Price Pope.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Tharpe was preceded in death by her husband, James Alden Tharpe, Sr.; one son, Howard Tharpe; two sisters, Roslyn DeBorde and Laura Pope; one grandson, Roy Anthony Williams.
Mrs. Tharpe is survived by three daughters, Debbie O’Quinn of Bonifay, Susan Tharpe-Vann of Bonifay, Judy Piepgras and husband Richard of Brainerd, Minnesota; one son, James A. Tharpe, Jr. of Gainesville; one brother, Roy Pope of Savannah, Georgia; 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Memorialization was by cremation with Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Peel Funeral Home
301 East Evans Avenue
Bonifay, FL 32425
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Jan. 20, 2016