Marjorie Ann Sharpe, 80, of Clyde, went to meet her heavenly father on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
Marjorie was born on a farm east of Clyde on Oct. 10, 1932, the daughter of Glenn and Marvel (Pickard) Brooks. She attended Devils Bend Country School for the majority of grade school, then went to Clyde for school and graduated from the Clyde High School in 1950. After high school, she went to work at the Elk State Bank and worked until shortly after getting married. On Sept. 6, 1953, she was united in marriage to Buford Sharpe. To this union two children were born, son Brian and a daughter Sandra.
After marriage, Marjorie stayed home and helped work the farm and raised her children. Marjorie was a member of the First Baptist Church and served for many years as the treasurer until the church closed. After the First Baptist Church closed, she joined the Clyde Christian Church. She was a 50-year member of the Eastern Star and held many offices over the years. She was a member of the Jolly 17 Club, the Kastle Keepers Club, and the Ladies Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed volunteering at the Park Villa Nursing Home and the Senior Citizens Center. She especially loved watching her grandchildren grow and tried to attend every sporting event, musical program and 4-H activity.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Sharpe; parents; parents-in-law, Charles and Ruth Sharpe; and brothers-in-law, Doyle Headley and Darrell Sharpe.
She is survived by her children, Brian Sharpe of Fort Collins, Colo., Sandra Junek and husband Alan of Cuba; grandchildren, Sarah Edwards of Salina, Michael Junek of Cuba, Brooke Junek of Hays; sister Marilyn Headley of Lawrence; brother, Alvin Brooks and wife Rodene of Clyde; sister-in-law, Dorothy Sharpe of Clyde; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 2, at the Clyde Christian Church in Clyde with Pastor Fred Applegarth officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Clyde. Visitation will be from 12-8 p.m., Friday, March 1, with the family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m. at Chaput Mortuary in Clyde. The family suggest memorials to the Church or to Park Villa Nursing Home. For online condolences, please visit Chaput Mortuary in Clyde is in charge of arrangements.



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