Ruby Pearl Vance-Tharp

November 27, 1933December 4, 2018

Ruby Vance-Tharp passed away on December 4, 2018, at the age of 85. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Tharp; her sister, Sheila Lane; and her niece, Tonya Nichols. Ruby is survived by her loving son, Jack Jackson; her grandson, Gabriel Jackson; her great grandson, Corey Jackson; her stepchildren, Gina (Garry) Norris, Tina (Charlie) Russell, Les (Natalie)Tharp; her brothers, Ray Johnson, William (Sandra) Johnson; as well as several nieces and nephews, Sheldon, Sterling, Jennifer, Mike, Ronnie, and Sheree. Visitation will be held at Leak Memory Chapel on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10:30am with a Graveside Service to follow at Greenwood Cemetery at 11:30am. The family would like to extend their gratitude to Kindred Hospice nurses for their excellent care these past few months.


  • Ed Garrison, Active Pallbearer
  • Chris Dawkins, Active Pallbearer
  • Mike Nichols, Active Pallbearer
  • Sterling Johnson, Active Pallbearer
  • Sheldon Johnson, Active Pallbearer
  • Richard Holmes, Active Pallbearer
  • Garry Norris, Active Pallbearer
  • Charles Andrinie, Active Pallbearer
  • Don Dawkins, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gabe Jackson, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, December 8, 2018

Ruby Pearl Vance-Tharp

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Cheree Johnson

December 15, 2018

Aunt Ruby was One of the kindest sweetest persons that God has made. I miss her as she always had something funny to say. I have never heard her complain about anything... God has received a beautiful angel. Love you Aunt Ruy Pearl