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Bill Thorp

Bill Thorp Ins Agcy Inc

323 NE 7th Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526

Corner of 7th & D St in Downtown Grants Pass

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Office Hours

Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm

And By Appointment


323 NE 7th Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526



Life insurance is a crucial financial tool that provides protection to individuals and their loved ones in the event of an untimely death. As the summer season approaches, it's important to remember that life insurance coverage remains essential, regardless of the time of year, as it offers financial security and ensures the well-being of those left behind, no matter the season. Don't delay any further – reach out to us today, either by calling or stopping by, to discover how life insurance can safeguard the people who mean the most to you.

The Bill Thorp State Farm Insurance office is proud to serve you with your Insurance and Financial Services. I have been a State Farm Insurance Agent since 1979. Throughout the years I have received many awards, including, State Farm Crystal of Excellence Award, and a 7-time recipient for State Farm's President's Club. I hold both the CLU and ChFC designations from the American College of Financial Services. I have also been very active in our community, Past Rotary Club President, Past President of Coalition for Kids and a Past President of the Josephine County Chamber of Commerce. I attended the Southern Oregon University for my BS in Business Administration. My team of licensed Insurance Professionals and I are here to help you get the correct Insurance coverage for your specific needs. Not only can we help with Auto, Homeowners, Life Insurance, and Financial Services, but we are also able to assist small business owners with their Commercial lines of Insurance. Contact us today to see how we can help you and your family.

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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The mission for the Bill Thorp Insurance Agency is to help life go right by assisting people in managing the risks of everyday life and recovering from the unexpected. Our team is focused on helping our customers navigate the world of insurance and financial services in the Grants Pass/Josephine County area including the State of Oregon. We provide free quotes for auto, home, life and small business insurance. We are dedicated to assisting you with all of your insurance needs and love serving our community and neighbors.

Delynn Scharpen State Farm Agent Team Member

Delynn Scharpen

Office Manager

Originally from Pleasant Hill, Oregon and graduated from Western Oregon University. I then started my insurance career with Bill in 1997.I currently hold licenses in Auto, Home, Life and Health Insurance. I am a Notary Republic. I have handled all situations big and small.Taking care of the people in our community is my passion. In my spare time my husband and I enjoy hiking, rafting, camping and attending our kids activities. We look forward to you coming by and meeting us.
Lola Ashley State Farm Agent Team Member

Lola Ashley

Customer Service Representative

My name is Dee Ashley aka Lola. I have worked in the insurance field for over 15 years, all of them here in Grants Pass. My State Farm policyholders are not just names to me but my neighbors and friends. I enjoy the outdoors and can usually be found on a hiking trail, near a river or in the garden. I also love sports and I am a huge Duck and Giants fan. I have been married over 31 years to a wonderful guy. We have 3 children and 2 grandkids. The latest only a few months old.
Cheryl Heinsohn State Farm Agent Team Member

Cheryl Heinsohn

Customer Service Representative

Hey! I am Cheryl. I am a transplant to Southern Oregon by way of California and New York. I have been in the insurance world for over 10 years; licensed in Home, Auto, Life, and Health. I love the team that we have here in the office and building relationships with the people we help. When I am not at work, I am running around after my very energetic 4 year old daughter and 1.5 year old German Shepherd pup. I am excited to help you meet your insurance goals. Give me a call for a quote today!
Heather Alvey State Farm Agent Team Member

Heather Alvey

Customer Service Representative

Hi! My name is Heather! I just transplanted to Bill Thorp's office and Grants Pass, OR from IL. I have been in the insurance industry for over 18 years. I am licensed in Auto, Home, Life and Health. I have been married 28 years and we have 4 wonderful children. In my spare time I love rafting down the Rogue with my family and or friends. I also love talking with our beautiful grandbabies. I look forward to meeting and helping our State Farm customers. Please call me for a quote today!
Mackenzie Brown State Farm Agent Team Member

Mackenzie Brown

Customer Service Representative

Hi! My name is Mackenzie, a born and raised Oregonian who moved to Colorado for 5 years but couldn't stay away! Since then, I have been growing roots in Grants Pass, OR where I am raising my 3 daughters. I am licensed in Home, Auto, Life and Health since 2022. I love being able to build relationships with our insureds in the office and helping you meet your insurance needs. I look forward to helping our State Farm customers! Give us a call today for your personalized quote!
Amanda Turnbaugh State Farm Agent Team Member

Amanda Turnbaugh

Customer Service Representative

I have over 20 years experience in customer service. I have been a licensed insurance agent since 2019, with licenses in Auto, Home, Life and Health. I enjoy being a part of a small community supporting local businesses. I also have a big heart for our military, wearing red every Friday to Remember Everyone Deployed. Insurance is something we use. I want to help you understand what we have to offer and get your insurance needs met. Call me today and we can get started.
Stephanie Noyes State Farm Agent Team Member

Stephanie Noyes

Customer Service Representative

Hi, my name is Stephanie! I grew up in the Portland area before moving to Washington state, where I graduated from Pacific Lutheran University. I joined the Bill Thorp team in Roseburg in 2019 after five years working auto claims. In my free time I enjoy reading, spending time with my family--including two adorable boxers--and almost anything outside. I look forward to meeting you - give me a call for a quote today!
Mackenzie DeRoss State Farm Agent Team Member

Mackenzie DeRoss

Customer Service Representative

Hi! I'm Mackenzie, a born & raised Roseburg local! Through the years this community has raised me, & I am excited to give back. I started my career in insurance in July of 2020. I'm a firm believer in " work hard, play harder" outside of work, there isn't much I'm afraid to try. As an Oregonian, I love our beautiful outdoors! I can't wait to connect and help build up this community by helping ensure you have the right insurance coverage!
James Gibson State Farm Agent Team Member

James Gibson

Customer Service Representative

Howdy! My name is James Gibson. I was born and raised in Grants Pass, new locally to Roseburg. I have been in the customer service industry in my professional career most recently in insurance. I am licensed in Auto, Home, Life & Health. I enjoy my off days outside with friends and family. You may catch me at the river, a lake or a U of O game depending on the time of year. Call me anytime for your insurance needs!


Sue Roberts

Customer Service Representative

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Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.