Charles ‘Hooper’ Tart. Sr., 86


NEWTON GROVE — Mr. Charles “Hooper” Tart Sr., 86, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s FWB Church, Newton Grove. Officiating will be the Rev. Frank Grubbs and the Rev. Paul Rose. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Newton Grove.

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at St. Paul’s FWB Church from 6 till 8 p.m.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley W. Tart of the home; daughters, Lark T. Thornton and husband Keith of Newton Grove, Mary Starr Tart of Newton Grove; sons, Charles H. Tart Jr., and wife Sherry of Newton Grove, James Glenn Tart and wife Lisa of Newton Grove; grandchildren, Loren Thornton and wife Emily, Cherish Naylor and husband Christopher, Charles H. Tart III and wife Macey, Chance Thornton, Candice Phillips and husband Brandon, Natalie McCullen and husband Zeke, Ariel Thornton and wife Connor, and Bratley Tart; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Doris Dickens of Littleton

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bratley and Murtie W. Tart; and brothers, Talmage Tart, Joe Stock Tart and Braston Tart.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s FWB Church or St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Online condolences may be made at

Services have been entrusted to West & Dunn Funeral Homes Inc., Newton Grove.


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