Mrs. Ethel Jean Sharp
- February 10, 1937 - July 23, 2012
- Liberty, Indiana
of Ethel's Passing
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Mrs. Sharp was such a wonderful teacher, and a greater person, that her lessons are still with me to...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Greg Gabbard - Sherrils Ford, NC
“To the entire family-Ethel was a inspiration to me. I remember when she took over the Kindergarten class I was in and not to mention when I reached...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Perri Cohen Waggoner - Canton, MI
“So sorry I can not be there. One of my earliest memories of Aunt Ethel was telling her I wanted to be a teacher just like her. She inspired me to...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Katie Carmack Kadura - Crosby, TX
“Ethel was one great lady! Fond memories of all your family are with me at this sad time. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you.
4 of 24 | Posted by: Judy Showalter - Connersville, IN
“My thoughts & prayers are with the family at this time of loss. I always felt Ethel was a great teacher. Always a smile for everyone. God be with her
5 of 24 | Posted by: Sue (Madden) Geiling - IN
“Carola and families,
May your mother stay forever in your heart, memories will carry you thru
day by day, each and every day.
My prayers and...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Sally Ann Blakley-Noble - Liberty, IN
“Your Mother's Love Lives on.
You are a living tribute to your mom.
Through you, her kindness will still shine each day....
Through you, her spirit...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Brenda Scaggs - Liberty, IN
“My heart goes out to the entire family. Miss Ethel was an Angel on earth. She taught me patience, and diligence. What an inspiration she was to so...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Evelyn Marcum Moore - Liberty
“I was so sorry to hear that Ethel lost her battle. What a wonderful, kind, pleasant soul she was. Charles and I would run into her and Carl at the...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Rachel Marcum - Liberty
“my deepest sympathy to you all- may you be comforted by the fact that your mom,wife,grandmother is happily awaiting you on the other side!
10 of 24 | Posted by: randy webb - dayton, OH - friend
“Carola, Jan, Maya, Kayla, Austin, We were so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom and grandma. I had the honor of talking with her a few times...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Teresa and Steve Hughes - Liberty, IN
“Thoughts and prayers to all of Ethel's family and friends. She left us all with so many wonderful memories and touch so many peoples' lives. To Meme,...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Nicole and Alex Kassian - WY
“Carl, Patti and boys,
We are so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was a sweet, kind woman who we always enjoyed talking to. Even through...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Grant and Joanna Markley - IN
“So sorry to learn of Ethel's passing. Carl, I so enjoyed you and Ethel when you came in the office. She was a fighter. My sympathies to you and the...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Loma Doerstler - Richmond, IN
“Carl and Patti, so sorry to hear of her passing. Bless her, she tried to teach the unteachable, namely me. I had my own agenda. Wonderful teacher,...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Ronda Bowne & Russell Bowne - IN
“Mrs. Sharp was one of my favorite teachers at Union County High School. I loved having typing class with her. She was such a wonderful lady and...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa (Albright) Portwood - Oxford, OH
“For Carl and family,
When I was growing up, I always looked up to Ethel Jean. She was so kind to her younger cousins and we always had fun on the ...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Judy (Langdon) Gardinale - OH
“Mrs. Sharp was my typing teacher(yes it was called typing way back then) at Union County High School. She was a joy and was always smiling. We only...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Karen Parks Bunch - Connersville, IN
“You were more than a Mother, you were my best friend. You set me down and told me when I needed to put my head on straight and you loved me when I...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Judi Painter - Liberty, IN - MOM
“Thank you for sharing this well-loved woman, Ethel Sharp, with the wide-spread community encompassing Union County. Her kindness and her gentle...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Board Members and Staff of the Union County Foundation - IN
“There are teachers who make a lasting impression in your life. Ethel was that teacher for me and many others. My sympathy to her family for the...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Jackie Sorrell - Liberty, IN
“Carl and family.. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.. I'm sure that you all have great memories to keep Ethel's memory alive... She was...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Susie Carr (Clevenger) - Hamilton, OH
“Friends - So sorry to hear of Ethel's passing. She was one of the best teachers I had at Short High School. I'm glad we were able to have a long...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: James Miles - Liberty, IN
“Mrs. Sharp was such a fun teacher. Carl & Patti & family I am so sorry to hear of your loss, she was a very special person. May God be with you &...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: April Durham - Liberty, IN
Ethel Jean (Carmack) Sharp, 75, of Union County died Monday, July 23, 2012 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born in Seven Pines, Kentucky to Abe and Etta (Hurst) Carmack on February 10, 1937. In 1944 her family moved to Liberty and she graduated from Union High School in College Corner in 1955. Ethel earned both a Bachelors and a Masters Degree from Ball State University. On November 28, 1957 she married Carl J. Sharp, Sr. in Liberty Baptist Church. Ethel was an Educator for 28 years in several schools and age ranges. Starting in Kitchel and ending in Union County, she also taught at Union School in College Corner, in Dunlapsville and at Fayette Central. She was a charter member of Connersville Baptist Temple. In her free time she enjoyed quilting, sewing and being with her family.
Survivors include her husband; children and their spouses: Carl J. and Patti Sharp, Carola and Jan Antrim, Judi and Harry Painter all of Liberty; siblings: George and Beverly Carmack; Judy Cole and Don Hertel; and sister-in-law Peggy Carmack all of Liberty; eight grandchildren and their spouses: Joseph and Elesha Sharp of Shelbyville; Eric Sharp of Louisville; Maya and Steve Hughes of Liberty; Kayla and Trevor Shaffer of Centerville; Austin Antrim of New Martinsville, West Virginia; Amber Painter, Breann Painter, Caleb Painter all of Liberty; three great-grandchildren: Wyatt Sharp, Logan Hughes, and Aiden Hundley; several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are her parents; three brothers: Allen Carmack, Robert Carmack and Archie Carmack.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. on Friday, July 27, 2012 at Connersville Baptist Temple with Pastor Tim Billups officiating; interment will follow in College Corner Cemetery. Friends may visit on Thursday from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. at the church where memorial contributions may be made to the Union County Foundation for the Ethel Sharp Scholarship Fund. Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.