Anna Mae "Sis" Tharpe, Brinklow Owens Sine, 91, of Front Royal went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Loving Arms Assisted Living. Anna was a member and accepted the Lord at Rivermont Baptist Church.
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A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26th, 2014, viewing from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at Rivermont Baptist Church, 575 Catlett Mountain Rd., Front Royal. Burial will follow at Shenandoah Memorial Park, Winchester. A reception will be held after the burial at Rivermont Baptist Church.
Anna was born in Warren County on September 1, 1922, the daughter of the late Vernon and Brentie Robinson Tharpe.
She was married to the late James E. Brinklow (1939), the late Roy Owens (1944), and was currently married to William K. Sine (1982).
She was a caring and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother during her lifetime.
She was a hard worker, working at Silk Mill, Aileen Clothing, Avtex and Abex. She was the first woman to retire from Abex. She loved to sell Avon until her memory started slipping away and had to stop.
Anna is survived by her husband, William K. Sine; two children James V. Brinklow and wife Diana, Catherine "Sissy" Foster and husband Roger, daughter-in-law Lillie Owens; two nephews whom she raised Bobby Lynn Tharpe and Hollis Tharpe; a step-daughter Beverly Boyce; four sisters Brentie "Whimpy" Doty, Helen Cook, Betty Dofermire, Georgia "Poodie" Clark; six grandchildren including one special Janet Patterson; 15 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sons Edward Harrison Brinklow and Roy "Petie" Owen; five brothers Robert, Hollis "Noodie", Jackie, Ollie, Lewis Tharpe; two sisters Molly Moore and Sadie "Squeekie" Walker and a step daughter Jackie Sine.
Pallbearers will be Hollis Tharpe, Bobby Tharpe, Peanut Tharpe, Charles Frazier, Lynwood Frazier and Junior Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rivermont Baptist Church in honor of Anna Mae Sine.
Arrangements by Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal, VA.
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Apr. 25, 2014