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Mrs. Joann P. Sharpe, 74

Mrs. Joann P Sharpe, 74, passed away Oct. 27 at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Sharpe was born April 3, 1946, in Baxley. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bealer Wilford Pritchett and Rena Ricketson Pritchett, husband, Moroni Grady Sharpe, daughter, Tammy Genaw and a grandson Steven Ricketson.
Mrs. Sharpe was a member of Grace Community Church of God where she served her Lord in several areas for many years. The love of her church, caring for people was an overflow of the care she had as a nurse as well as a seamstress and an Avon representative for many years.
She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Denise Tremper (Herb) of Hazlehurst; sons, Rodney Sharpe (Tammy) of Hazlehurst, Michael Sharpe (Susan) of Uvalda, and Richard Sharpe (Dena) of Macon; sisters Geneva Hutchinson of Callahan, Fla., and Linda Nix of Baxley; brother, Don Pritchett of Sevierville, Tenn.; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services were held Oct. 30 at Grace Community Church of God with Pastor Nathan Greer officiating. Interment followed at Hazlehurst Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Billy Hawkins, Shaun Hawkins, Tommy Nix, Steve Pritchett, Bob Hutchinson and Kevin Sharpe.
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Wainright Parlor Funeral Home has charge.

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