Mr. Ora Lawrence “O.L.” Sharp, Jr., age 79, a resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at the Roane Medical Center, Harriman, Tennessee. He was born January 11, 1937 in Oakdale, Tennessee. Mr. Sharp was a member of the Church of God of Prophesy in Rockwood. He was a retired maintenance employee with Wal-Mart in Rockwood with 25 years of service and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ora Lawrence Sharp, Sr. and Beulah Mae Corman Sharp; and sisters, Freada Bulah Sharp, Fontella Thorton, Lela Mae Whitus, Mary Pauline Sharp, Hazel Elaine Sharp, and Barbara Sharp.
Wife of 56 years: Geraldine Sharp of Rockwood, TN
Son: Darryl Ray Sharp of Knoxville, TN
Sister: Mary Jo Collins of Warner Robbins, GA
Special Friend: Sandy McCroskey of Knoxville, TN
And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary. Committal services and interment will be held Friday, July 22, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. in the Crab Orchard Cemetery in Oakdale, Tennessee with full military honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard and the Tennessee Army National Guard.