Elvadene worked in nursing at the Indiana Masonic Home Hospital in Franklin, IN. for over forty years. She was a longtime member of Amity Baptist Church in Franklin. She was also a “Red Hat” lady. She was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. Her family was the most important thing in her life and she enjoyed just being with them.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Coy Sharp of Bargersville, IN., daughter, Angie Sharp Farmer of Whiteland, IN., four grandchildren, Andy Arnold (Emily), Ciara Duke (Cameron), Lauryn Sharp (fiancé Zach), and Abby Pittman (Jordan), three great grandchildren, Cohen Duke, Zeke Pittman, and Claire Arnold, sisters, Maxine Bell, Mary Grider, Shirley Brandenburg, Judy Jarvis and Wanetta Burns, brothers, Andrew Cochran, Gerald Sharp, Ray and Wanda Sharp, Carlon and Iva Dean Sharp, Marshall and Bonnie Sharp, and Kenneth and Joyce Sharp.
She was preceded in death by her son, Barry Sharp on September 3, 2006, brother, Charles Cochran, and her parents, Andrew Jackson Cochran and Anna Shay (Fox) Cochran.
Friends may call Saturday form 2-6PM at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN. where a service will be conducted at 6PM. The Reverend Wanda Sharp will conduct a service Tuesday at 1PM at McKinney - Brown Funeral Home 752 Campbellsville Street Liberty, Kentucky 42539.
Friends may call Monday at McKinney – Brown Funeral Home from 4-8PM. Burial will be in Brush Creek Cemetery in Liberty, Kentucky.
The family would like to express a deep appreciation to the Bargersville Fire Department for all of their care and support during Elvadene’s illness. The family would also like to thank the staff of Community Hospital South for the outstanding care and support they showed to the entire family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mckinneybrown.com.