Pauline Sharp

Aug 21, 2014

1930 — 2014

CANTON — Pauline West Sharp, 83, of Hungry Creek Road in the Cruso community, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at The Homestead.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Ollie Burress West.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, George Ervin Sharp, who died in 1987, and two brothers. Pauline was a homemaker and a member of East Fork Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Wanda Worley and husband, Arnold, of Marion; two sons, Michael Sharp and wife, Pat, of Canton, and Bobby Sharp, of Waynesville; three sisters, Doris Parker, of Canton, Carolyn Carter, of  Swannanoa, and Berlyn Coffey, of Statesville; six grandchildren, Jared Sharp, Charity Evans, Steve Worley, Amanda Bridges, Krista Leatherman and Kim Hoffman; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at East Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Chan Chandler officiating. Burial will follow at New Cruso Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to New Cruso Cemetery Maintenance Fund, 88 Wheeler Hill Road, Canton, NC 28716.

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