Kathy Whitsell Tharpe, 63, of Middletown, Virginia passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at her home.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Tharpe was born on August 6, 1957 in Buffalo, New York to the late James Spence and Lillie Gay Burcham Spence. She was preceded in death by her father; husband, Ollie Tharpe; son, Danny Lee Whitsell II and four sisters, Mary Peacoe, Hilda Peacoe, Judy Martin and Peggy Grady.
Surviving along with her mother are her son, Jimmy Ray Tharpe and daughter-in-law, Jeannie; two daughters, Tabitha Joy Molina (Marcos) and Krystal Gayle Tharpe; granddaughter that she helped raise, Amanda Marie Whitsell; sister, Ella Mae Capozio; six grandchildren, Tasha Tharpe, Keevon Tharpe, Jamie Tharpe, Javon Tharpe, Aniyah Whitsell and Dezire Whitsell and great grandson, Axton Whitsell.