Mary F. Sharp
February 19, 1932 - May 04, 2019
Birthplace: Burlington Junction, MO
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Visitation 5/10/2019
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 5/11/2019
Evergreen Cemetery
Burial 5/11/2019
Evergreen Cemetery

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Mary Frances Sharp, age 87, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society. Mary was born February 19, 1932 in Burlington Junction, Missouri, the daughter of Elmer Roy and Minnie Belle (Jackson) Sipes. She graduated from the Westboro, Missouri high school. Mary was united in marriage to Carol Deane Sharp on August 2, 1950 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. They lived all of their married life in Red Oak, Iowa. Mary retired from Union Carbide Corporation after 34 years of employment. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Mary was a wonderful cook, loved to bake, and was quite a card player enjoying Pitch, Pinochle and Peanuts.

Preceding her in death were her parents; sisters: Nadine Mathewson, Clara Irvin, Maurice “Reece” Beckman, and Helen King; brother: Warren Sipes; niece: Mary Combs; and nephew: Rod Beckman. Survivors include her husband: Carol Deane Sharp of Red Oak, IA; adopted grandchildren: Yulonda Foxworthy and fiancé Mark Ray of Kearney, MO and Tommy Foxworthy and wife Tammy of Gardner, KS; sisters-in-law: Velma Wilson of Grants Pass, OR; Bonnie Sharp of University Place, WA; Jean Sharp of Grundy Center, IA; and Janie Harding of Red Oak, IA; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Graveside funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Evergreen Cemetery. Family and friends will gather by 10:45 am at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel to go to the cemetery in procession. Visitation with the family will be held from 6-7 PM Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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Red Oak, Iowa 51566
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