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Carmen F. Tharp

Mrs. Carmen F. Tharp, 89, of Newberry, Fl. died Thursday August 13, 2015, at E.T. York Care Center, after a prolonged illness. She was born in New York to Leslie and Marie Ford. She was a dedicated registered nurse and worked many years at Shands Hospital and North Florida Regional Hospital in Pediatrics prior to retirement. She was a proud member of First Baptist Church of Newberry, Newberry Garden Club and DAR. She enjoyed flower gardening, bird watching and loving her family. Carmen is preceded in death by her husband Bill and son Glenn. She leaves behind her sons Wayne (Alice) of Newberry and Edwin (Sandy) of Fort Myers. She is survived by grandchildren Laurie, Kevin (Michelle), Leslie and Karen. Also step-grandchildren Eric (Kelly) and Alicia (Chris). Great-grandchildren Kirk, Dylan, Zak, Hailey and Olivia. Also step great-grandchildren Kelsey, Samuel, Kyle, and Isabelle. She will be greatly missed by those who loved her. Services will be held at First Baptist Church in Newberry on Monday August 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM. Flowers are welcomed, but donations to Haven Hospice or the First Baptist Church of Newberry are also appreciated.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!