Obituary of Ruth Leora Sharp, 2002:
Ruth Leora Sharp, age 78, of Clinton, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at Methodist Medical Center.
She was born Sept 7, 1923 in Harland, KY.
She was a member of North Clinton Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by: parents, Lawrence and Emma Burton; sisters, Colleen Burton, Opal Blevins and Blanche Johnson; brother, Gene Burton.
Survivors: husband of 57 years, F. A. Sharp of Clinton; sons, Dr. Jim Sharp and wife Janet of Louisville, KY, Lloyd Sharp of Claxton, Bill Sharp and wife Jeanne of Norris; daughter, Donna Aiken and husband Rick of Snellville, GA; grandchildren, Melissa Sharp, Marianne Sharp, Meghan Sharp, Dennis Sharp, David Sharp, Danny Sharp and Scott Sharp; sisters, Reba Osborne and husband Chet of Ohio, Jo Burkhart and husband Shorty of Ohio, Wilma Partin of Ohio; brothers, Doug Burton of Richmond, KY and J.D. Burton of Cincinnati, OH; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from noon until 2 pm Thursday, March 14, 2002 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home with funeral services following at 2 pm in the chapel with the Rev. Ronald Guthrie officiating. Interment will follow at Woodhaven Memorial Garden.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton in charge of all arrangements.
Clinton Courier News, 13 March 2002
[Courtesy of Brenda Foster]