Kristy Tharp Pickle

March 8, 1977 – February 10, 2023

A graveside service for Kristy Tharp Pickle, of Winona, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17 at Milligan Springs Cemetery near Stewart. Rev. James Young will officiate the service. Visitation will be Friday, February 17 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Oliver Funeral Home.

Kristy Tharp Pickle, 45, passed away at her home in Winona on Friday, February 10, 2023. She was born on March 8, 1977 to Wiley Jerry “Jaybo” and Kathryn Kay “Kathy” Looney Tharp. She worked for several years as a paralegal with Gowan Law Office in Kosciusko. She loved spending time with her daughters and was a member of McAdams Baptist Church.

She is survived by her two daughters, Morgan Pickle and Meagan Pickle, both of McAdams; two brothers, Jay Tharp of Grenada and Stephen Tharp of Winona; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her nephew, Andrew Taylor Tharp.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at