Canton — Mary Arline Sharp, 86, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals surrounded by her loving family.
A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Mary Sharp. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a son, Howard Sharp. Arline served as a foster grandparent for 11 years.
She is survived by five children, Marie Love and her husband, William, of Miami, Florida, Elaine Clark of Worcester, Massachusetts, James Clark, Belinda Winston and Lavern Sharp, all of Canton; one sister, Elizabeth Fretwell of Canton; two nephews, James Fretwell and Kermit Sharp; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Williams officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. prior to the service.
An online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.