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Nelwyn Sherrill Tharpe

May 5, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, September 28, 1942
Died: 
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Funeral: 
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Springtown Baptist Temple, 201 J E Woody Road
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Springtown, Texas

Nelwyn Sherrill Tharpe, 71, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, after a long struggle with cancer.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Friday in the sanctuary of Springtown Baptist Temple, 201 J E Woody Road with interment at Spring Creek Cemetery in Weatherford. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Mrs. Tharpe was born Sept. 28, 1942, in Richland Parish, La., daughter of the late Harrel and Maggie Branch. She was a dedicated member of the Springtown Baptist Temple for more than 10 years. Tharpe loved to quilt and faithfully read the Bible every morning. Being an outdoors enthusiast, she spent many hours sitting on the porch enjoying the birds.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Joe Branch.
Survivors include daughters, Theresa Arnold and husband, Bobby, of Springtown and Sandy Cobb and husband, Patrick, of Red Oak; grandchildren, Madelynn Herndon and husband, Tyler, of Springtown, Shelby Arnold of Springtown, Timothy Cobb, Tyler Cobb, Natalie Cobb, and Jenny Cobb all of Red Oak; siblings, Lee Branch and wife, Jane of Magnolia, Ark., Donald Branch of DeBerry, Diane Branch, Wayne Branch and wife, Dedi of Springtown, Michael Branch and wife, Janice of Kilgore, Ronnie Branch and wife, Linda of Stephenville, Dieanne Middleton and husband Donald Ray of Granbury; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving family and friends.

Sports Calendar

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

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