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Dorothy Joan Sharp

October 3, 1937 January 1, 2020
Dorothy Joan Sharp
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Obituary for Dorothy Joan Sharp

Dorothy Joan Sharp, age 82, Carthage, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 with the angels taking her to Heaven as her husband of 63 years held her hand. Dorothy was born October 3, 1937 in Carthage to the late H.B. “Red” Davis and Evelyn (Warden) Davis. She was a 1955 graduate of Carthage High School. Dorothy married the love of her life, J.P. Sharp, on December 14, 1956 in Miami, Oklahoma; he survives. She worked for the Jasper County Assessor’s Office in Carthage for 28 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Carthage and also a member of the DAR.

Additional survivors include one daughter, Renay Maxine Minshew, Carthage; one brother H.B. Davis, Jr. (Carla), Carl Junction, Missouri; two grandchildren, Nathan J. Minshew, St. Louis, Missouri, and Arieanna Reynolds (Scott), Carthage; and seven great-grandchildren, Gavin, Kenny, Camlen, Tennisie, Liam, Lane and Natalie.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marcelay Sharp; a son-in-law, Glen Minshew; and one brother, Benny Davis.

Memorial services will be held 2 pm, Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church, Carthage. Memorial gifts are suggested to the First United Methodist Church in care of Knell Mortuary. Online condolences may be expressed through Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.

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Memorial Service




2:00 PM 1/5/2020 2:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

7th & Main St.
Carthage, MO 64836

First United Methodist Church
7th & Main St. Carthage 64836 MO
United States

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Knell Mortuary

Memorial gifts are suggested to the First United Methodist Church in care of Knell Mortuary.

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