Wednesday, July 6, 2011

B. Catherine Sharp (July 6, 2011)

B. Catherine Sharp age 95 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 5:55 A.M. on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at Dayton Heart & Vascular Hospital at Good Samaritan in Dayton. Catherine was born January 9, 1916 in Adams Township, Darke County, to the late William & Mae (Routzong) Michael.

Catherine was retired. She was a active member of the First United Methodist Church in Greenville; United Methodist Women’s Organization; Past President and life member of the Greenville V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Post #7262; and a former member of the Eastern Star.

In addition to her parents, Catherine is also preceded in death by her brothers, Lowell Michael, Dale Michael, Joyce Michael and William Michael Jr.; and sisters, Mabel Shaffer and Ruth Rhoades.

Catherine is survived by her husband of 75 years, R. Eugene Sharp, whom she married July 3, 1936; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church 202 West Fourth Street Greenville, with Rev. Joe Payne officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery (new section). The family will receive friends of Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville and Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church or Darke County Shrine Club. Condolences for the family may be expressed through