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Eloise Tharp

Eloise W. Tharp, age 74, of Cleveland, died on Tuesday April 06, 2010 at the River Oaks Hospital. She was born on February 09, 1936 to J. H. and Cammie (Blackwell) Weeks in Boyle, MS. Eloise graduated from Boyle High School in 1954. She married Eugene Tharp on July 15, 1956 in Boyle Baptist Church Boyle, MS. Mrs. Tharp was a retired sales representative for Sears. She had worked in the Cleveland store for 42 years until her retirement. Mrs. Tharp was a reputable business woman who along-side her husband owned Gene's Vinyl Siding and The Cleveland Flower & Commissary. She was an active member of First Baptist Church Boyle, MS. Eloise will always be remembered for her kind heart and willingness to help anyone in need. Her family says she was a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and a friend to all who knew her. Visitation will be held Thursday April 8, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 08:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland. Funeral Services will be held Friday April 9, 2010 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church Boyle in Boyle, MS. Burial will follow at the New Cleveland Cemetery. Rev. Clarence Edwards and Rev. Bill Kirkpatrick will officiate the service. Mrs. Tharp was preceded in death by her parents, grandson Brian Foster, four sisters and 5 brothers. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Eugene Tharp of Cleveland, MS. Son Danny and wife Fay Tharp of Cleveland. Daughter, Cathy and husband Raymond Daniels of Cleveland, MS. Granddaughter, Amanda and husband Stacey Oswalt of Cleveland, MS. Grandson, Ray and wife Kristy Daniels of Brandon, MS. Two great granddaughters, Emma Oswalt of Cleveland, MS and Lauren Daniels of Brandon, MS. Two great grandsons, Taylor Oswalt and Ryan Oswalt both of Merigold, MS. Sister, Marie Fancher of Greenwood, MS. and a host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Charles Ellis, Kenneth Ellis, J C Pittman, Wayne Pittman, Tommy Tharp and Charles Gilmer. Honorary pallbearers are James "Petie" Morgan, Charles Jones, Dub Sumrall, Larry Ellis, Charles Warren and George Evans, Jr. Memorials may be made to the charity of donor's choice. Cleveland Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

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Mrs. Fancher, So sorry to hear of the lose of your sister. i will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Nancy

Nancy Tharp - April 09, 2010 at 09:22 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Eloise and I worked together at Sears. She was a good friend and I will cherish her memory. Your family will be in my prayers.

Bettie Jeffords - April 09, 2010 at 09:08 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Kathy, Raymond, Danny and Faye, I am so sorry to hear of Eloise's passing. OMG, she was swuch a wonderful lady. I always loved talking and visiting with her. Please know that David and I are praying for you as you face the days ahead. David and Peggy

The David Gladden Family - April 09, 2010 at 12:43 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Cathy,Danny & Uncle Shorty I am so sorry about Aunt Eloise. She will be greatly missed. She was a special person.I have so many memories that I hold so dear to my heart.Praying for comfort and peace for all of you.I will keep you all in my prayers. I love you all.

Cindi Weeks Ray - April 08, 2010 at 11:46 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Lee and I send our sympathies about the loss of your wife. It was a pleasure to know her. She was always a joy to visit and talk with. We have such fond memories of you both.

Lee and Tommye Stiles - April 08, 2010 at 11:24 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss.

Vic & Frances Barger - April 08, 2010 at 09:37 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I am praying for your family. Miss. Tharp was a wonderful lady my weeding plans would have not been wonderful had she and you miss Kathy had not helped me with them. I am deeply saddened by this news and miss tharp will always be with you all.

ashlee Evans sawyer - April 08, 2010 at 08:48 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Mr. Tharp, I was so sorry to hear about your wife's passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Edith

Edith Sledge Scholwinski - April 08, 2010 at 08:33 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Mark and I really loved Ms. Eloise. Mark worked with her with Sears. She was truly a beautiful and loving woman. She will be truly missed but is welcomed in the arms of Her Lord.

Mark & Pat Wasson - April 08, 2010 at 03:31 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

We will all miss Miss Eloise so much. She has been an inspiration to me--always smiling,always loving, and always willing to help anyone who needed her. She was a very special lady and I was blessed to have known her in my life. May God sustain you in this time of loss.

Sue Brock - April 08, 2010 at 11:32 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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