May 28, 2020
Thomas Lester (Junior) Tharp, age 77, of Parsons, died at his home surrounded by family.
He was born October 12, 1942 in Mt. Pleasant, to the late Thomas L. and Mamie Othell (Shanes) Tharp Sr.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by sisters, Virginia Romain and Fay McElhone; a brother, Joe Tharp; granddaughter, Hillery Peters; and great grandchildren, Emerlyn and Sawyer.
"Tennessee Tom", was a full-time entertainer who was highly skilled in storytelling, singing, cracking jokes, and cheering everyone up with his infectious laugh. He was a United States veteran, a gear heads, a...