Carolyn Ann Tharpe Fant

Carolyn Ann Tharpe Fant, 78, passed peacefully from this life, March 9, 2020, after a gradual decline in health. Carolyn was born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, graduated from Glendale High School but has resided in a nursing home in Nashville, Indiana for the past several years. She was born August 6, 1941, was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She spent all of her life attending Round Top Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, choir member and played the piano. Carolyn had also been a "pink lady volunteer" for the HMH Auxiliary. She retired GTE after 30 years and loved University of Kentucky basketball and Elvis Presley. Before moving to the nursing home, she enjoyed her days outside taking care of her yard and making homemade ice cream. She was preceded in death by her parents, Everett Elmore and Ruby Geraldine Tharpe; a brother, Jackie Wendell Tharpe, and her two beautiful daughters, Beverly McLemore and Pamela Booth. Carolyn is survived by her son, Jeffery (Nhora) Fant; her siblings, Janice Hawkins and Pat (George) Howell, and David (Donna) Tharpe; her grandchildren, Brock (Tiffany) Booth and Meghan (John) Aguilar, Mariann Fant and Natalie Fant; two great grandchildren, Jayce and Kennedy Aguilar and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Donnie Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Round Top Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and continues after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Round Top Baptist Church in her memory. Condolences may be expressed online at


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Thursday, March 12, 2020 starting at 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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