Eva Dyer Sharp
September 7, 1918 – May 29, 2018
Eva Dyer Sharp, 99, of Midland, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was a homemaker, member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Midland, Arkansas and member of Midland First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Freedman “Lum” Sharp and by a daughter and son-in-law, Jeanette and Jim Flowers. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Monday, June 11 at Midland First Baptist Church with burial at Mount Olive Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Sunday from 1 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home, where the family will visit with friends from 3 – 5 p.m. She is survived by one daughter, Janythe Northland and her husband, Jorge of Carson, California, one brother, Bill Dyer of Wyoming, five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Special thanks to Carolyn Phelps and Angie Turnipseed Hickman, who shared a lot of their time and love with her. Also many thanks to Fianna Hills Nursing Center and Peachtree Hospice for the excellent care and attention they gave her.
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- Mrs. Sharp is survived by one daughter, Janythe Northland and her husband, Jorge of Carson, California, one brother, Bill Dyer of Wyoming, five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Freedman “Lum” Sharp and by a daughter and son-in-law, Jeanette and Jim Flowers.
- Craig Flowers
- Roger Flowers
- Johnny Hearron
- Terry Hearron
- Jorge Northland
- John Dyer
- Funeral Service Monday, June 11, 2018
Eva Dyer Sharp
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June 10, 2018
Lum was my dad's cousin (Bud Bach). He and Eva lived down the street from us when we lived in Wilmington, CA in the late 40's and early 50's. Whenever my Mom (Geraldine House Bach) & I went to AR to visit my grandparents we would always visit Eva. I remember one time she presented my mom with a crocheted table cloth. She knew we would be there at decoration day every year. We would spend an afternoon with a glass of ice tea and great conversation. They would talk about old school days and catch up on the latest news. Mom and I will see you shortly, Eva. God speed.
June 8, 2018
My Great Aunt Eva always had something to tell you about. She had an awesome sense of humor! She had a smile and a glass of tea for you whenever you stopped by to visit. I would sit in the floor & listen to whatever take she had. 😊 Although she will be missed, I’m so happy for her to reunite with my Great Uncle Lum! ❤️
James Edd Sharp
June 7, 2018
Aunt Eva was always a happy person when I was growing up. She had a smile for everyone. Aunt Eva and Uncle Lum was always fun to be around. Of this, I am certain, that I will see her again in Glory.