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June C. Tharpe


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June C. Tharpe Obituary
POQUOSON - June C. Tharpe, 75, of Poquoson, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. June was born June 3, 1940 in Wilkes County, NC to C.C. Tharpe and Ada Johnson Tharpe. June began her career in health and physical education in Danville, then Salisbury, MD. In the early 70s she moved to Hampton, where she taught at Lindsay Jr. High, later at Kecoughtan High School where she finished her career as Dean of Women. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church and was a past volunteer for years with Hospice, with her church and other organizations. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Lewis Tharpe and Charlie Tharpe; and sisters, Susie Poplin, Frances Key, Ruth Pardue and Ada Lou Dimmette. She is survived and loved by her special friend, Barbara Keech; brothers, Frank Tharpe and Conard Tharpe; sister, Hope Combs; 26 nieces and nephews; her extended family and many dear friends. A memorial service will be held On Monday, January 11, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown, with a visitation and reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a . Arrangements are in the care of Peninsula Funeral Home.
Published in Daily Press on Jan. 9, 2016
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