Della Sharpe

First Posted: 4/18/2011

LimaDella Sharpe, 66, died at 2:18 p.m. April 16, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center.She was born May 4, 1944, in Jellico, Tenn., to Brownloe and Hattie Partin Osborne. Her father died in 1967, and her mother died in 2003. On July 31, 1974, she married Bert M. Sharpe, who died March 8, 2002.Survivors include two daughters, Kim Osborne and Angela Phipps Watson, both of Lima; three sisters, Jean Gibbs, of Jacksboro, Tenn., Roxanne Marlow, of Jellico, Tenn., and Vaude Lawson, of Sidney; five grandchildren, Eric Sullivan, Kayla Condon, Shawn Moore, Brandan Smith and Christopher Smith; and three great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by two sisters.Services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Salm-McGill & Tangeman Funeral Home, Sidney. Evangelist Brent Wright will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 16359, Columbus, Ohio 43216-3549.Condolences may be expressed at

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