Wanda Carraway Sharpe
January 28, 1931 – July 6, 2018
Sharpe, Wanda C. 87, of Dunedin passed away July 6, 2018. Wanda was born January 28, 1931 in Topeka, Kansas. She spent her childhood years in rural Mississippi and graduated from the University of Alabama (1952). While attending U of A, she met her husband Bill (1952). She and Bill enjoyed his military career, USAF, traveling and living around the world. They traveled full circle from Washington, DC to Dayton, OH; Philippine Islands, back to OH, the Washington DC area and retired out of Eglin AFB in the panhandle of Florida. Everywhere they lived Wanda maximized her talents, got involved and enjoyed the temporary assignment. She loved military life of travel and always meeting new friends. Wanda started her career out of college as an assistant to Senator John Sparkman of Alabama, taught Accounting classes at Northern Virginia Community College, and established a 30+ year Real Estate career. Wanda loved being involved. She was a longtime member of Dunedin Youth Guild, DFAC, & Bridge clubs and enjoyed jewelry design, baking, crafting, family time and talking on the phone. She always accepted a challenge and never slowed down.
Wanda was preceded in death by her husband William “Bill” and Sister Pauline. She is survived by daughter, Deidra (Bruce) Livingston of Dunedin, FL and by sons, Ronald (Tammi) of Austin, TX and William Jr. (Daniela) of Royal Palm Beach, FL. Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren called her “Mamby”. They were her pride and joy; Christopher ( Lizzie) and Jeffrey (Abby) & Isabel Livingston, Erin Sharpe (Derek) Nelson & Cadence, Lauren Sharpe & Leyla and Cullen, Kelsey Sharpe, Eli and Noah Gorgevski-Sharpe, Larisa Gorgevska-Sharpe.
Services will be held Friday, July 13 @11am First Presbyterian Church of Dunedin, 455 Scotland Street, Dunedin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Wanda’s name can be made to Dunedin Youth Guild or your favorite charity.
- Funeral Service Friday, July 13, 2018