Helen Sue Sharp, 88, peacefully passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2021. Helen was born on October 4, 1932, in Lutts, Tennessee to William R. and Virgie (Bevis) Southern. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 52 years, Ray T. Sharp in 2004, daughter, Betty Sue in 1999 and her brother James Southern in 2014.
She is survived by her son Ray Sharp, Jr. of LaGrange, IN and her brother, John (Verna) Southern, Sr., and nephews John (Cathy) Southern, Jr., and William Timothy (Jackie) Southern and two great-nephews and three great-nieces.
Helen retired after 38 years working for FW Means – Aramark Uniforms. She was a witty, strong, practical woman who was a great friend to all. Per Helen’s request a private funeral was held on Thursday, July 8th with interment in Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Pet Refuge, 4626 S. Burnett Drive, South Bend, IN 46614.
Palmer Funeral Home – Bubb Chapel, 3910 N. Main Street, Mishawaka, IN is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences can be made at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.