Ethel J. Sharpe

Published 10:03 pm Monday, June 17, 2013

Ethel Jones Sharpe, 92, of Hunting Country Road died June 16, 2013.

A native of Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late Rev. T. A. and Cordelia Norville Jones and the wife of the late Hugh Paley Sharpe Jr.

She was a member of Columbus First Baptist Church and was retired from Community Cash.  She was an avid gardener along with being a loving mother and grandmother.

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She is survived by a son, Hugh P. Sharpe III and wife, Melissa, of Landrum; a daughter, Ann Liden of Fishers, Ind.; a brother, Albert Jones of Forest City, N.C.; five grandchildren, Amanda Atkins and husband Corey, Steven Sharpe, Heather Liden, Matthew Liden and Andrew Liden; and two great-grandchildren Lilly and Dillon Atkins.

The family will receive friends from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Petty Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 4 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, N.C. 28722.

The family will be at the home of her son in Landrum.