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“Jimmy and I were saddened to hear of Laura's death. She was a sweet lady, a lovely person, and we have fond memories of The Sharps. We send our love...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Minnie and Jimmy Mize - LA

“I am sorry to hear the news of my friend Mrs. Sharp. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Philip Neaville - LA

“To Barbara, Robert, and Family So sorry to hear of the passing of your dear mother. Fond memories of her sweet smile and quiet and lovely...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Carolyn lewis - Cypress, TX

“I will miss my Aunt Laura May. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Pat Caldwell - Chattanooga, TN

“I am so sorry to hear of Mrs Sharp's passing!! She was a fine lady and will be missed by many!!! You are in our thoughts and prayers!! ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Andy Anderson - Bastrop, LA

“I am so sorry to hear of Mrs Sharp's passing!! She was a fine lady and will be missed by many!!! You are in our thoughts and prayers!! ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Andy Anderson - Bastrop, LA

“To all of the precious Sharp's my neighbors growing up.....your Mother was one of the loveliest and most gracious and beautiful ladies I ever knew. ...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cornelia O'Kelley England - TX

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Laura was such a thoughtful neighbor on Sandy Lane all those years ago. I know she will be missed by...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Buck & Neila Brown - Greenwood, SC


Funeral services for Mrs. Laura Caldwell Sharp, age 89, of Ruston will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Church of Christ in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jim Davis. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Sharp was born April 24, 1923 in Charleston, MS and passed away June 20, 2012 in Ruston, LA following a lengthy illness. She is preceded in death by husband, Dr. Robert W. Sharp; and brothers: Henry, Jimmy and George Caldwell. She was a loyal member of the Church of Christ in Ruston, The Littera Club, the Ruston Chapter of P.E.O, and Two Bi-monthly bridge clubs. Mrs. Sharp is survived by daughter: Laural F. Sharp of Powell, OH; son: Robert W. Sharp, Jr and wife Barbara of Ruston, LA; daughters: Sara H. Sharp of Ruston, LA and Margaret C. Sharp of Monroe, LA; sisters-in-law; Sara Jo Caldwell of Jackson, MS, Betty Jean Caldwell of Franklin TN, and June Caldwell of Jackson, TN; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the GB Cooley Services, 211 N. 3 St. Monroe, LA 71201, or charity of donor's choice Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to service time (3:00 PM) Saturday June, 23, 2012 at the Ruston Church of Christ. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com

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