Lillian Laverne Sharp
Services for Ms. Lillian Laverne Sharp will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Sebastopol Baptist Church. Burial will be held in Sebastopol City Cemetery. Rev. John Sharp, Rev. Tommy Anderson and Elder Huston Patrick will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 17,2013 at Milling Funeral Home in Sebastopol.
Ms. Lillian Laverne Sharp, 88, of Sebastopol, died December 15, 2013 at J.G. Alexander Nursing Center.
Ms. Sharp was a life long resident of Sebastopol. She was a member of Sebastopol Baptist Church most of her adult life and taught the Juniors in Sunday School for many years. She was President of the Homemakers club for several years. She worked at Midland Shirt Company in Union, MS and then at Sunbeam Industries in Forest, MS. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and embroidering in her younger years. She was always an avid reader. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her delight in her older years.
2 Sons: Julian Sharp and his wife Jean of Forest Travis Sharp of Sebastopol and his friend Suzette Wright of Carthage
1 Daughter: Margaret Rush and her husband Jerome of Union
Grandchildren: Sonja Sharp Watkins and husband Bryant of Pelahatchie Marlo Rush Cooksey and husband Jerry of Lawrenceville, GA Hugh Rush and wife Deanna of Union
Great Grandchildren: Darren, David and Dana Watkins Marlayna, Isabella and Rush Cooksey Chandler, Bankston and Luke Rush
1 Sister: Maxine Patrick and husband Houston of Martin, TN
Close Cousin: Billie Welch and wife Jearleen of Brandon
Ms. Sharp is preceded in death by her mother Elvie Cockroft, father John C. Graham and step-sister Doris Brewer.
Pallbearers: Hugh Rush Jerry Cooksey Bryant Watkins Darren Watkins David Watkins Ed Amis