Eva Mae Munsell Tharp, age 94, of Bardwell, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at Countryside Center in Bardwell.
Mrs. Tharp was born in Bardwell on January 7, 1928 to the late Lute and Della Munsell. She was a pottery worker for Deena Lamp Factory and later a home maker. Eva loved working in her yard and growing roses and working at Edwards Strawberry Farm. She was an amazing cook and her specialties were Pecan Pie and Oatmeal Cookies. Eva loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren very much. She will be remembered as a hard worker and a strong, resilient woman.
Eva is survived by three grandchildren, Andrea Swain of Vienna, Illinois, Shelly Cornett of Cunningham, Kentucky and Justin Tharp (Maria) of Paducah, Kentucky; her daughter-in-law, Linda Tharp; and three great-grandchildren, Jaden Cornett, Jude Tharp and Baylee Tharp.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Arnie Tharp; two sons, Larry Tharp and Joseph Hayden Tharp; four sisters, Ida Rhea Wilson, Alice Louise Polivick, Minnie Beatrice Rambo and Geneva Munsell; and three brothers, Frates Mosby Munsell, Thomas Boyd Munsell and Marshall Hayden Munsell.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, August 22, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell with Bro. Rhea Bowles officiating. Burial will follow at Cunningham Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until the 1:00 pm service time on Monday, August 22, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donation to: Cunningham Memorial Gardens, c/o Greg Teasley, 325 CR 1015, Cunningham, KY 42035 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.
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