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Doris (Chambers) Sharpe


1932 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Doris (Chambers) Sharpe Obituary
Doris Chambers Sharpe, 81, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at home with family members after a lengthy illness. Service: Her life will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Epworth United Methodist Church, 1400 S. Cooper St., Arlington. Interment: 1:30 p.m., Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Lane C. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Doris was born Nov. 6, 1932, in Colquitt, Ga., to Fred and Mary Kate Broxson Chambers. She married Richard Sharpe on May 20, 1956, and began life as the wife of an Air Force officer. Doris had been active in church activities at Epworth United Methodist Church since 1979, serving on several committees and as chair of the Epworth Worship Committee for many years. She was a longtime member of Epworth UMW serving in various leadership positions and was selected Church Woman of the Year in 1988. We remember her as a warm, loving, caring wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, always ready to sacrifice for her family. She will be sorely missed. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Charlotte; and brother, Sammy. Survivors: Doris is survived by her husband of 58 years, Richard; son, Richard Sharpe Jr. (Carla); daughters, Sherry Andrus (Scott) and Susan Clark (Mike); grandsons, Kevin Sharpe (Nicole), Derek Sharpe and Jared Clark; sister, Barbara Clearman (Luther); brother, Carlton Chambers (Peggy); brother-in-law, Bill Cox; and several nieces and nephews.
Published in Star-Telegram on Aug. 27, 2014
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