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Joyce Mae (Harris) &
Robert E "Bob" SharpMarietta, Love County, Oklahoma
Lake View Cemetery
© by Gene Phillips
Obit for Robert posted by Martha Reddout
Apr 18, 1928 - Feb 28, 2019
© Marietta Monitor
8 Mar 2019, Page 4
Services celebrating the life of Bob Sharp, 90, of Lone Grove were held
at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4 in the Chapel of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home
with Lawrence Anderson officiating and eulogies by grandchildren, Zach
Sharp and Olivia Sharp. Interment followed in the Lakeview Cemetery,
Born April 18, 1928 in the Meadowbrook community of Love County, the son
of Norris C. and Ollie Mae Anderson Sharp, he died Thursday, February
28, 2019 in an Ardmore healthcare facility.
A 1946 graduate of Meadowbrook High School, Bob was employed as manager
of the Love County Lumber Company in Marietta for more than 50 years. In
addition, he retired as Chief of the Marietta Volunteer Fire Department
after 20 years of service. He truly enjoyed coaching little league
baseball in his younger years, but Bob was passionate about fishing
throughout his life. On August 25, 2001 he and Celestine Mapp were
married in Lone Grove, and the couple had made that their home for the
past 18 years. Bob was a member of the Lone Grove First Baptist Church.
Preceding him in death were his parents; first wife, Joyce Mae Harris
Sharp on July 17, 1991; and brother, Joe Sharp on October 27, 2004.
Survivors include his wife, Celestine Mapp Sharp of the home; six
children, Bobby Sharp and wife LuAnn of Marietta, Robyn Hodges and
husband Todd of Decatur, Texas, Roy Rowland and wife Regina, Mark Mapp
and wife DeAnna, and David Mapp, all of Lone Grove, and Kim McMahon and
husband David of Ardmore; four sisters, Marylee Vinson of Lone Grove,
Vanona Sue Birdsall and husband Richard of Ardmore, Geneva Moore and
husband John of Whitesboro, Texas, and Wilberta Robbins of Grand
Junction, Colorado; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several
nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Serving as casket bearers were Zach Sharp, Jake Hodges, Tom Thompson,
Mike Sharp, Todd Hodges, and Roy Rowland. Honorary bearer was Wendel
The family suggests memorial contributions to Cross Timbers Hospice, 207
"C" Street Northwest, Ardmore, OK 73401.
Online guest book: wattsfuneralhome.com
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