~ Sharp, Evelyn K – Teacher – 2016

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sharpMARION: Evelyn K. Sharp, age 87 of Marion, passed away on Sunday morning, January 10, 2016 at Heartland of Marion.

Evelyn was born on March 30, 1928 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Ilia and Elena (Vazankova) Kristoff. She graduated from Springfield High School. Evelyn attended Wittenberg University and later Otterbein College receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Education. Evelyn had careers as a journalist, educator and photographer. She started her journalism career at the Springfield Daily News and moved on to work at the Marion Star. She shaped young minds as an educator at Cardington, River Valley and Pleasant Schools. Her photography career produced thousands of pictures of all kinds.

She was united in marriage to Leroy D. Sharp and together they shared many wonderful years until he preceded her in death on July 15, 1989.

Those who remain to honor her memory include her children: Donald (Sandy) Sharp of Prospect and Vicki (Elliott) Davis of Newport News, VA and grandchildren: Jennifer, Laura and Audra Sharp.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband: Leroy D. Sharp and sibling: Alex Kristoff.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Denzer-Farison-Hottinger & Snyder Funeral Home, 360 East Center St., Marion from 10AM to 11AM; Funeral services will immediately follow at 11AM with Pastor Craig Lewis officiating; Burial will be in the Marion Cemetery.

If so desired, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church or Ohio Health Hospice.

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