Memorial visitation services for Judy Tharp, 59, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
She was united in marriage August 30, 1982 in West Plains, Missouri to Jack Tharp.
She is survived by her husband, Jack Tharp, West Plains, Missouri; one brother, David Welch and wife, Debbie, West Plains, and one sister, Nancy Watson and husband, Weslynn, West Plains, Missouri; three nephews, Koby, Kelley and Sean Welch, and one niece, Audrie Welch, all of West Plains, Missouri.
She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Patsy Ann Welch.
She was employed at the International Shoe Factory for twenty-seven years, until they closed it down. She was a member of the West Plains Senior High class of 1971. In their early years, Judy and Jack loved to ride motorcycles and do lots of sightseeing. In her later years, she loved to paint and do woodcarvings. She was a devoted wife, loving sister and aunt, and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses, and can be left at the funeral home.