"Show me the manner in which a nation cares for it's dead and I will measure with mathmatical exactness the tender mercies of it's people, their respect for the laws of the land and their loyalty to high ideals."
Sara Norris Sharpe, 101, widow of James Floyd “Hawk” Sharpe of Belton died Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at her residence.
Born in Belton, she was the daughter of the late Henry Frierson and Naomi Warnock Norris. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Belton and she worked at the Belton News Chronicle.
Surviving are: son, Kirk Sharpe (Alice) of Belton; daughter, Judy Cushman of Anderson; grandson, Jason Sharpe (Jerri Lynn); granddaughters, Erin Saylers (Keith), and Angel Akers (Brian); great grandson, Jackson Sharpe; great granddaughters, Katie Saylers, Addie Sharpe, and Ava Akers.
Service will be held at 11am Thursday, October 10th at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dale Lynch and Rev. Daryle
Hawthorne officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends prior to the service Thursday from 10am until 10:45am at Shady Grove Baptist.
Flowers are optional or memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Belton, Shady Grove Baptist Church, or Hospice of the Upstate.
The family will be at the residence.
Belton First Baptist Church
105 Brown Avenue, Belton SC 29627
Shady Grove Baptist Church
1201 Shady Grove Road, Belton SC 29627
Hospice of the Upstate
1835 Rogers Road, Anderson SC 29621