Evelyn Eileen Tharp
Residence: Monticello, Indiana.
Died: Saturday, January 07, 2017
Location: 11:10 a.m. at the St. Elizabeth East Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana, surrounded by her family.
 
 
Age: 81
Date of Birth: Monday, January 06, 1936
Birth place: Delphi, Indiana.
 
 
Father: Gerald Wamsher  
Mother: Francis ( Sinks ) Wamsher  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Evelyn and her husband, George F. of sixty- two (62) years have lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area most all her life.
Funeral Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Funeral Location: 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2017, Celebration of Life Service at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Dr. James Elliott of the Sikta Baptist Church of rural Monticello, Indiana.
Burial will take place: At the Hughes Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Evelyn went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at the Franciscan Health Lafayette East Hospital in Lafayette, Indiana, surrounded by her family. She retired from many years as an employee of the old RCA Factory as well as the former Monticello Cleaners, both of Monticello, Indiana. Evelyn was a very dedicated church member of the former Calvary Baptist of Monticello, Indiana, and was currently a member of the Sitka Baptist Church of rural Monticello, Indiana, which she loved very much. She was a great friend, an even more amazing mother, as well as a fabulous grandmother and great grandmother. Her family describes her as the rock that held their family together, always being there for guidance, or a hug in hard times. Evelyn will forever be missed and loved by all that she came in contact with.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Sitka Baptist Church of Monticello (rural White County), Indiana. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On August 6, 1954, in Delphi, Indiana, she married her beloved husband of sixty - two years, George F. Tharp; he survives.
Survivors include:
Husband,
George F. Tharp of Monticello, Indiana;

Daughters,
Teresa (husband Russell) Lanham, and
Trina (husband Steven) Nevitt, both of Monticello, Indiana;

Nine (9) Grandchildren;

Seven (7) Great Grandchildren;

Sisters,
Geraldine Tharp,
Mary Jane Tyra, and
Lois Hoagemboom.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Gerald and Francis (Sink) Wamsher,

Son,
Thomas E. "Tom" Tharp;

Brothers,
Chuck and Harold Wamsher;

Sister,
Doris Grey.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488