Ruth Nelson Sharp – Obituary

By  | May 19, 2017 | Filed under: Obituaries, Roselawn Funeral Home

Ruth Nelson Sharp, 96, passed away Wedenesday, May 17, 2016 at Crestwood Hospital. She was preceded in death in 2008 by her husband of 64 years, Herman Sharp. She is survived by her two sons, Thomas Hines Sharp (Evonna) of Somerville and Richard Wilson Sharp of Huntsville; daughter, Judith Sharp Purinton (Steve) of Fayetteville, Tennessee; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, David Sharp of Birmingham; sister-in-law, Sarah Sharp Zabel (Fred) of Lincoln, Nebraska; and 14 much loved nieces and nephews. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Huntsville, where she sang in the Hallelujah Choir for many years. She was a member of Helion Chapter Eastern Star.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Cemetery in Decatur. Roselawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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