Elvadene (Cochran) Sharp (1940 - 2016)

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Elvadene Sharp, 75, of Bargersville, Ind. passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis, Ind. from battling a stroke and seizure disorder for many years.
She was born May 5, 1940 in Liberty, Ky. to the late Andrew Jackson Cochran and Anna Shay (Fox) Cochran. She married Coy Sharp on May 24, 1958 in Liberty. He survives.
Elvadene worked in nursing at the Indiana Masonic Home Hospital in Franklin, Ind. for more than 40 years. She was a longtime member of Amity Baptist Church in Franklin. She was also a "Red Hat" lady.
She was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. Her family was the most important thing in her life and she enjoyed just being with them.
Survivors include her husband Charles Coy Sharp; a daughter Angie Sharp Farmer of Whiteland, Ind.; four grandchildren Andy Arnold (Emily), Ciara Duke (Cameron), Lauryn Sharp (fiancé Zach), and Abby Pittman (Jordan); three great-grandchildren, Cohen Duke, Zeke Pittman, and Claire Arnold; five sisters Maxine Bell, Mary Grider, Shirley Brandenburg, Judy Jarvis and Wanetta Burns; six brothers, Andrew Cochran, Gerald Sharp, Ray and Wanda Sharp, Carlon and Iva Dean Sharp, Marshall and Bonnie Sharp, and Kenneth and Joyce Sharp.
She was preceded in death by a son, Barry Sharp, on Sept. 3, 2006; a brother, Charles Cochran; and her parents, Andrew Jackson Cochran and Anna Shay (Fox) Cochran.
Funeral services were held March 26 at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center in Franklin, Ind. and at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home on March 29. Burial was in Brush Creek Cemetery.
The family would like to express a deep appreciation to the Bargersville Fire Department for all of their care and support during Elvadene's illness. The family would also like to thank the staff of Community Hospital South for the outstanding care and support they showed to the entire family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home - Liberty
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6219
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Published in The Casey County News on Mar. 30, 2016