Shannon Elaine Tharp, age 54, of Shoals, Indiana, passed away on Friday evening, August 2, 2019, at the St. Vincent Hospital, in Evansville, Indiana.

Shannon, a longtime resident of Shoals, was the daughter of Velma Lou (Bough) and James Darrell Tharp. She was born on October 25, 1964, in Yuma, Arizona.

She was a graduate of Shoals High School, and had been employed at Loogootee Textiles and the Nu-Tap Tavern, in Shoals, as well as a beloved cook at Velma’s Diner. She was of Christian faith.

Shannon is survived by one sister, Debbie Montgomery, of Shoals; and one brother Brian Tharp and his wife Mandy, also of Shoals; one special cousin, Carla Rincker, of Shoals; as well as two nieces and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Jason Tharp.

Visitation will be held at the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, Inc., Queen-Lee Chapel, in Shoals, on Thursday, August 8th, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 9th, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tharp Family, at the Queen-Lee Chapel.

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