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Jerry Bert Sharpe

October 4, 1930 ~ October 7, 2019 (age 89)

Jerry Bert Sharpe, 89, of Charleston passed away October 7, 2019.  He was born October 4, 1930, in Charleston, Arkansas, to the late Charles and Mary Hazel (Colvard) Sharpe.  He was a member of First Baptist Church Charleston, a Free Mason, and a member of the Gideons.  He was a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force and also served in the US Marine Corps.  He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Polly Sharpe and son Andrew Lee Sharpe.

Funeral service will be held 10 AM Friday, October 11, 2019, at Smith Mortuary Chapel, with burial to follow at Garden of Memories under the direction of Smith Mortuary Charleston.  Rev. Artie Hudson will officiate.

Left to cherish his memory is one daughter Beth Martin of Charleston; grandchildren, David and Mary Martin, and Jerry Martin; great grandchildren Meghan and Charlie Martin; and a host of other friends and family.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 6PM until 8PM at Smith Mortuary.   

Pallbearers will be Jim West, Jody Muskgrove, Melvin Doran, Kim Loughridge, David Martin, and James Corley.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Gideons International, Greenwood Camp, P.O. Box 685, Greenwood, AR  72936 or First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 297, Charleston, AR  72933.

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