J.A. Thorp

Thursday, March 26, 2020

J.A. Thorp, 79, of Blytheville, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

J.A. was born in Blytheville to Ernest and Lucy Abbott Rogers. He was a construction worker and of the Baptist faith. J.A. served his country with honor in the United States Army. J.A. enjoyed fishing, cooking, and attending family barbecues.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Bill Elliott; and one nephew, Tim Elliott.

J.A. leaves three children, Karen Sharp and her husband Terry of Blytheville, Garry Thorp and his wife Chris of Cooter, Mo., and Jay Thorp and his wife Lisa of Blytheville; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Cynthia Elliott; one nephew, Harry Elliott; two nieces, Deanie Elliott and Jackie Elliott Reese; and cousin, Ronald Langley.

All services are private. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cobbfuneralhome.com.