Funeral services for Mrs. Molly J. Tharpe will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in West Monroe. Rev. Paul Ford will officiate. Burial services will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park in Monroe. Visitation will be 10:00 AM to 11:00AM Wednesday at Kilpatrick Funeral Home.
Molly was born on March 30, 1936 in Quitman, LA. and passed away on January 8, 2022 in Monroe, LA.
She is preceded in death by her husband David Tharpe; brothers and sisters Odeal Smith, Orvin Bridges, Jettie Burson, Arvie Dean Bridges, Margie Klien. Molly volunteered with numerous hospice agencies and was a member of Rocky Branch Assembly of God. She was a devoted Christian and devoted her life to service and volunteer work.
She is survived by her children Charles Dewayne Holton and his wife Tonya, Sheila Lanette Thompson and her husband Don, and James Kendall Horton and his wife Denise; her brother Purvis Bridges and his wife Dorothy; sister Joy Dawn Rector; and 3 grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Pallbearers will be Justin Gordon, Johnny Gordon, Ronald Bridges, Bo Smith, Don Thompson and Walter Carrol Tharpe.