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Bernice Tharp Thompson
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1010
Ouachita Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 2010
Ouachita Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services for Bernice Tharp Thompson, 100, of Monroe, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Monroe with Rev. Lindle Stewart officiating, Interment will follow at New Light Baptist Church Cemetery in Monroe under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.
Mrs. Thompson was born on October 18, 1910 in Monroe, LA and passed away on December 12, 2010 in Monroe. She was retired from food service at ULM and she was also a member of New Light Baptist Church where she was an active member for many years.
She was preceded in death by her first husband: Lee Tharp and her second husband, Louis Thompson; 3 daughters: Frances Tharp, Opal Langston, and Jackie Carpenter; granddaughter: Leann Tharp; great grandson: Codye Carpenter; and 3 brothers.
Mrs. Thompson is survived by her son: John L. Tharp and wife, Elizabeth; sister: Mary Alice Gardner and husband, Laverne; grandchildren: Jimmy Sanford and wife, Kathy, John L. Tharp, Jr., Johnny Rankin and wife, Dianne, Roger Rankin and wife, Beth Ann, John A. Carpenter, Jr., Randy Lee Carpenter, Tammy Carpenter Sampognaro and husband, Michael; 25 great grandchildren; and 9 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her great grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
Kilpatrick Funeral Home
Monroe, LA.

Published in The News Star on December 14, 2010 
Family links: 
  Lee Tharp (1892 - 1964)
  Jackie L. Carpenter (1936 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
New Light Baptist Church Cemetery
Ouachita Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: JR
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
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Correction: Mrs. Tharp was born in 1910.
- Shirley Burks Wells
 Added: Dec. 14, 2010
In Memory of Jackie Lou Tharp's Mother
- Shirley Burks Wells
 Added: Dec. 14, 2010

- JR
 Added: Dec. 14, 2010

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