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Patricia (Darlene) Tharp

Funeral services for Patricia (Darlene) Tharp, 70, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 14, 2022 at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Tharp passed away at 3:58 p.m., Sunday, July 10, 2022, at Ozarks Medical Center.


She was born October 21, 1958, at Birch Tree, Missouri, to Floyd Crabtree and Neva Plummer Crabtree.  Darlene graduated from Mountain View High School with the Class of 1969.  On February 14, 1970, she was married at Birch Tree, Missouri, to Garry Tharp.  Before her retirement, Mrs. Tharp had worked at the International Shoe Factory and Marathon Electric.  She loved her family and grandchildren and enjoyed quilting and cross stitch.  Mrs. Tharp was a member of River of Life Church and served as Church clerk.


She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Garry Tharp, of the family home; three children, Loren Tharp and wife, Elizabeth, West Plains, Garry Tharp, Jr. and wife, Stacey, West Plains and Angela Campbell and husband, Andrew, Mountain View, Missouri; five grandchildren, Logan Tharp, Bryce Tharp, Bishop Campbell, Gabe Campbell and Drew Campbell; two sisters, Janet Tharp and Judy Green and significant other, Robert Madden, all of Mountain View, Missouri; special aunt, Jewell Percy; eight sisters-in-law; seven brothers-in-law; and many nieces and nephews .


Her parents, her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Loar and Loren Tharp and brother-in-law, Terry Tharp, preceded her in death.


Visitation services will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Elk Creek Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at