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Betty Jean Sharpe

March 27, 1944 — December 11, 2019

Nahunta- Betty Jean Wainright Sharpe, 75 of Nahunta, passed away early Wednesday morning (December 11, 2019) at Satilla Memorial Health in Waycross, GA after a brief illness.

Born in Waycross, GA., her parents were James Wainright and Maggie Justice Wainright. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Ronald Sharpe; grandchild, Valerie Smith; 2 great grandchildren, Elijah Dixon and Andre; 4 sisters, Amy Davis, Sherrill Hall, Suzanne Wainright, and Sandra Faye Wainright; and 3 brothers, Joe Wainright, Richard Wainright, and Dennis Wainright.

Mrs. Sharpe was a member of Blackshear Church of God of Prophecy. She was a Pastor's Wife and loved the Lord. She also enjoyed embroidering, reading, singing, and watching her great grandchildren.

Survivors include 2 sons, Rev. Ronnie Sharpe, of Nahunta and Ricky Smith, of Winter Haven, FL; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda Dixon (George), of Nahunta; 5 grandchildren, Eric Dixon (Cami), of Nahunta, Hope Kuechmann (Matthew), of Nahunta, Stephanie Grant (Sug), of Nahunta, Allen Smith, and Serena Mariscal; 13 greatgrandchildren, Zach, Gage, Kaylee Mae, Sammy, Evie, Chandler, Abby, Braylee, Caelyn, Zyla, Kinley, Ella Grace, and Camden, and one on the way, Ollie Hope; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Gail Westberry (Wade Williams), of Blackshear, and Marylou Waldron (Clifford), of Waycross. Also several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Thursday (December 12, 2019) from 6-8PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A Funeral Service will be held Friday (December 13, 2019) at 1PM at Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Eric Dixon, Rev. Hilton Morgan, and Rev. Bruce Dean officiating.

Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be JR Westberry, Denny Wainright, Jamie Waldron, Jason Waldron, Dusty Thornton, and Scott Wainright.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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Frye Funeral Home (Formerly Chambless-Frye) in Nahunta, GA.
  • 136 Satilla Ave.
    Nahunta, GA 31553

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Frye Funeral Home (Formerly Chambless-Frye) in Nahunta, GA.
  • 136 Satilla Ave.
    Nahunta, GA 31553


New Hope Cemetery
  • New Hope Rd.
    Nahunta, GA 31553
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