Mary Ford Sharpe

Published 1:38pm Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Mary Ford Sharpe, 56, resident of Eclectic, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, after her battle with breast cancer to be with Jesus. She was born Jan. 8, 1957.
Visitation will be from noon until 1:30 p.m. July 24 followed by the funeral services at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Linville Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery with Linville Memorial Funeral Home directing.
She is preceded in death by her father, Odie E. Ford; her mother, Geraldine C. Ford; and her brother, Charles W. Ford.
She is survived by her husband, James H. “Jimmy” Sharpe Jr.; her son, James H. “Jamie” Sharpe III; her daughter, Casey (Jason) Eason and her two grandchildren, Taylor Ann and Jaden Eason, all of Eclectic.
She is also survived by her sisters, Ann Ford-Rafferty (John) from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Therese Ford from Montgomery and her brother, John J. Ford (Terri) from Hope Hull. She is also survived by eight nieces and nephews and 18 great nieces and nephews as well as dear friends who will miss her caring, loving, sweet spirit and friendships throughout her life.
Mary Sharpe worked 32 years at ALFA and she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Eclectic and a proud supporter of “Rush of Fools.”
She will forever be in our hearts as a precious wife and caring mother.
In lieu of flowers, please support the American Cancer Society, Alacare Hospice and Elmore County Humane Shelter.
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