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Ellen Clarinda Sharp
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SHARP, Ellen Clarinda - Age 79, of Clio, formerly of Linden, died September 9, 2018. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Rd., Fenton. Visitation will be held 5-8 PM Wednesday. Ellen was born September 16, 1938 in Flint, the daughter of Eugene and Ellen Rose (Reagan) Farner, who were the owners of Farner's Drug Store in Linden. She was a 1956 graduate of Linden High School, then attended Ferris State. She was married to Fred Sharp on August 31, 1958 in Fenton; he preceded her in death on November 11, 2017. Ellen loved attending events related to The Shriners and Bethany United Methodist Church (Clio, MI), and enjoyed attending its Women's Bible Study group. She worked in decoupage and ceramics, liked card-making, and was an avid collector of Fontanini nativity figures. In retirement, she enjoyed her annual trips to Gulf Shores, Alabama. She is survived by her daughters, Noreen Louise (John) Boynton of Quincy, FL, Laura (Mark) Alward of Mancelona; grandchildren, Lee Jared Bretschneider, Ryan (Paige) Brown, Lori (Kenny) Alward, Lisa (Al) Dingwell; great-grandchildren, Kayla and Skylar Brown, Harrison Hall; sister Patricia (Jack) Whitehouse. She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Michael Eugene Farner; parents-in-law, Ralph and Dena Sharp. Tributes may be shared at

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

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11:00 AM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430


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