THORP, Catherine
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Catherine Thorp of Covington, GA died Sunday November 24, 2013 at The A.G. Rhodes Home-Cobb. She was born on August 22, 1919 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Lewis Sullivan and Maude Nutting Leach. She was a devoted member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Covington and the Covington Woman’s Club. She enjoyed playing bridge and spending time with her family. Mrs. Thorp is survived by four children; Charles S. (Julie) Thorp of Greensboro; Catherine (Ralph) Knight of Marietta; Stuart (Kay) Thorp of Asheville, NC; and Lewis L. Thorp of Decatur; 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Thorp was preceded in death by her husband, Charles S. Thorp Sr. and a daughter Louisa Sullivan Thorp. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Covington with the Rev. Edwin Beckham and the Rev. Ruth T. Healy officiating. The ladies of the church will have a reception from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Saturday at the church. Interment will follow at 3:00 pm at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Cochran, GA with the Rev. Dr. Charles S. Thorp III officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, November 29, 2013 from 5:00 until 7:00. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 4140 Clark St. Covington, GA 30014. Wheeler Funeral Home & Crematory, 11405 Brown Bridge Rd. Covington, GA 30016. Guests may sign the online register book at:

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