Martha Sharp

November 15, 1951February 28, 2018

Martha J. Sharp –

Of Jackson, passed away February 28, 2018 age 66. Survived by her husband of 46 years, Mike; three children, Stacy (Nicole) Sharp, Timothy Sharp, and Jeffery (Jennifer) Sharp; two grandsons, Noah and Landon; one granddaughter on the way, Emma; two brothers, Roger Sowards and Greg Sowards. She is also survived by her best friend of 50+ years, Ruthie Husselman. Preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Dorothy Sowards; two sisters, Yvonne Griswold and Debbie Zaborowski; one brother, Anthony Sowards. Martha was a homemaker most of her life. During her time at home, she raised three beautiful children to adulthood. She loved making crafts and gardening outside. She also loved a good card game every now and then. She loved to sit and listen to Elvis Presley and Alan Jackson on the radio. During her life, she also loved to spend time with her friends and family; especially with her grandchildren. She was an MSU Spartan and a Detroit Tiger fan. Family to some and a friend to all. She won’t ever be gone… Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Burial Roseland Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home.

Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home 1806 E. Michigan Ave. Jackson, Michigan 49202


  • Visitation Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 5, 2018

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Susan Rutan

March 5, 2018

So sorry to hear of Marty passing. Sending my condolences to Mike and family