We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Arkansas City Location
Nikki Dawn (Graham) Tharp, 41, of Arkansas City passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the South Central Kansas Regional Medical Center.
Memorial services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, March 1st at the Shelley Family Funeral Home of Arkansas City. The family will greet visitors at the funeral from 4-6 P.M. Sunday, February 28th. Memorial contributions may be made to the “Presli Tharp Education Fund”, contributions may be left in care of the funeral home.
Nikki was born in Arkansas City March 25, 1979 to parents Tim Graham and Cindy (Jenkins) Phillips. She attended Arkansas City High School and later earned her GED. She was united in marriage to Pake Tharp, to this union was born one daughter, Presli Dawn Tharp, the couple later divorced. Nikki received her CNA license from Cowley County Community College and worked as a CNA in Cowley County for 10 years, she enjoyed watching TV, going to the lake and going camping, going shopping and getting her nails done.
Survivors include her daughter Presli Dawn Tharp, father Tim Graham (Jennifer), brothers Clayton Graham (Brynn) and Hunter Graham, sisters Brittni Collins (Zach) and Amanda Lake, close cousins she grew up with Chasity Bain (daughter Taleigh), Josh and Lucas Bain, Courtney Jenkins-Graham, Tara Jenkins and Amy Zornes, grandmother Barbara Jenkins, aunt Tammy Bain (David), uncle Donnie Jenkins (Rita), Chad Jenkins, aunt Marilyn Pool (Joe), nieces and nephews: Oaklee Graham, Bo Musson, Maggie Musson, and Gracie Musson. She is preceded in death by her mother Cindy Jenkins Phillips, grandparents Don Jenkins, Kenny and Shirley Graham, and uncle Sonny Graham.