Obituary of Amanda Carmean Tharp

December 14, 1932
Lake County, California

Lake County Bee

Mrs. Tharp, aged mother of Mrs. W.L. Sales of Big Valley, who has been visiting with her daughter expecting to spend the winter, was seriously injured at the home of her daughter when she slipped and fell to the floor. Her head struck heavily and she was rendered unconscious and according to Dr. Charles Craig who attended her, is suffering from concussion of the brain. Up until Monday the aged lady had not regained consciousness.

Mrs. Tharp celebrated her 90th birthday at the Sales home recently. She seemed exceedingly bright for her age. Many friends in the valley are hoping she will recover.

December 22, 1932

Lake County Bee

Mrs. Amanda C. Tharp, widow of the late J.C. Tharp, passed away Wednesday at the home of her daugher, Mrs. W.L. Sales in big Valley, following injuries to her head which she received at the Sales home about ten days prior to her death. She never regained consciousness after the accident. Funeral services were held in Oakland on Friday.

The aged mother had come to Lake county to spend the winter with her daughter. Despite her age she was remarkably spry and enjoyed very good health.

Mrs. Tharp is survived by the following children: Mrs. W.L. Sales, of Big Valley and Santa Rosa; Mrs. Boscow of Oakland; Virgil Tarp, Santa Monica; Charles Tharp, San Jose; Earl Tharp of Los Angeles and another son, Arthur, of Idaho.

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