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Shelia Sharpe Whitaker

June 16, 1966 November 19, 2018
Shelia Sharpe Whitaker
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Obituary for Shelia Sharpe Whitaker

Blackshear, GA

Mrs. Shelia Marie Sharpe Whitaker, 52, of Blackshear, passed away Monday morning, November 19, 2018, in Ocala, Florida.

Born on June 16, 1966 in Jacksonville, FL, she had lived in Pierce County for most of her life. Mrs. Whitaker worked for J & J Dairy as a Milker before her health declined. She loved her family and was a second Mama to all of her nieces and nephews.

She was the daughter of William Henry and Ophelia Jones Sharpe. She was preceded in death by her father, William Henry Sharpe and four brothers, William Edgar Sharpe, David Sharpe, Carroll Sharpe and Jerome Sharpe.

Survivors include her mother, Ophelia Jones Sharpe of Merson; a sister, Shirley (Rigo) Rodriguez of Ocala, FL; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A Memorial Service for Mrs. Whitaker will be held Tuesday afternoon, November 27, 2018, at 3 o’clock at Ephesus Church of God in Bristol.

Memorialization is by cremation.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc. of Blackshear is in charge of the arrangements.

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