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Jewel Hocutt Tharrington

Jewel Hocutt Tharrington, 87, died Monday, February 2, 2015, after months of declining health. Mrs. Tharrington was born in Johnston County, the daughter of the late Ballard Hocutt and Mettie Hocutt. She was a loving wife and mother, and an avid, and accomplished, gardener.

Funeral services, conducted by The Reverend Doctor Randy Bridges, will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, February 8, 2015 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Rd., Knightdale, 27545, preceded by a period of visitation from 1:00 to 2:45 pm. Immediately following the funeral service, burial will take place at Rolesville Baptist Church Cemetery, Rolesville.

Mrs. Tharrington is survived by her son, Donnie Everette Tharrington and wife, Ellen of Youngsville; son, Charles Brent Tharrington of the home; son, Barry Dain Tharrington of Rolesville; daughter, Diana Lynn Tharrington Bartholomew of Wake Forest; son in law, Greg Bartholomew of Zebulon; sister, Margie Mason of Chesapeake, Virginia; sister, Magdalene Moore and husband, George of Zebulon; sister, Rochelle Creech of Wendell; sister, Marie Schmidt and husband, Dan of Kansas City, Kansas; grandson, Stephen Tharrington and wife, Laura of Cherryville; grandson, Gregory Bartholomew and wife, Susan of Dallas, Texas; grandson, Christopher Bartholomew and wife, Hillary of Durham; and granddaughter, Taylor Tharrington of Raleigh; great grandson, Andrew Tharrington of Cherryville; great granddaughter, Noelle Bartholomew of Durham; great grandson, Mason Bartholomew of Durham; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Charles Forest Tharrington, and four brothers and five sisters.

Condolences to the family may be sent to under Obituaries.