Wilma Michelle Thorpe

Wilma Michelle Thorpe

June 24, 1968 - April 27, 2017

Wilma Michelle Thorpe, 48, of Corbin passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the University of Kentucky Hospital. Born June 24, 1968, in Louisville, KY, she was the daughter of the late J.B. Philpot and Marilyn Sue Philpot who survives.

She was a member of Freedom Point Church of God. A beloved mother, she devoted her life to her children. Her love for children extended to other people’s children, and she demonstrated that concern by volunteering many hours of service at Hunter Hills Elementary School.

In addition to her mother, she leaves behind three children: Jeremy Mocahbee, Trevor Thorpe, and Johnna Thorpe; two grandchildren: Jaden Mocahbee and Abigail Mocahbee; brother, Mike Philpot and wife Kelly; sister, Angie Mason and husband Troy; and grandmother, Evaline Shelton Lanham, as well as other relatives and numerous friends to mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Sean Disney, Brian Bond, and Bennie Fields officiating. Burial will follow in Martin Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:30 P.M. Monday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

  • Lynette Heath
    Posted at 20:04h, 29 April Reply

    She is shouting on the Hills of Glory!! No more pain or sickness.
    May God wrap the family in His loving arms at this time and give you strength. Love and prayers, Lynette Heath and family,

  • Evajane Green
    Posted at 12:29h, 02 May Reply

    Please accept my deepest condolences. Praying for God’s peace and comfort today and in the days ahead.

  • Julie Jarmon
    Posted at 11:29h, 16 May Reply

    After I read about Wilma’s recent death after just 48 short years of precious life, I wanted to express my feelings of sympathy for the Thorpe and Philpot family and friends. I know Wilma has left you with many precious memories and will be greatly missed. When our loved ones fall asleep in death, the pain and grief seems unbearable. Our loving God Jehovah (Psalm 83:18) understands how we feel and he comforts us by means of his word the Bible. Psalm 34: 18 tells us: “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Jehovah invites you to throw all your burdens on him and he will sustain you in your time of grief. Most of us have seen this enemy death claim the lives of people dear to us. But Jehovah God promises to destroy this enemy, death, once and for all. Rev. 21: 4; tells us: “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.” (Isaiah 25: 8, 1 Corinthians 15: 26) Isaiah 26:19 “Your dead will live……And the earth will let those powerless in death come to life.” Isaiah 25:8 “He will swallow up death forever. For Jehovah himself has spoken it.” For more comforting scriptures please visit: http://bit.ly/1K38EFt. It has given me hope, strengthened my faith and helped me find the answer to Why? I know it will do the same for you. God’s kingdom that Jesus taught us to pray for at Matt. 6: 9, 10 will bring about these wonderful promises including the resurrection. None of us are guaranteed tomorrow, but we are all guaranteed a resurrection (John 5: 28, John 6: 40, John 11:23-25) I offer my sincere condolences to the family. Feel free to contact me at my email address: myranj@centurytel.net
    Please watch this beautiful video (song 144) entitled “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize” https://tv.jw.org/#en/video/VODChildren/pub-pksn_24_VIDEO

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