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Description: Death of Sallie SharpDate: November 21 1905
Newspaper published in: Morris
AFTER LONG BATTLE OLD LADY SURRENDERS TO DEATH
A Resident of This City for More Than Half a Century Dies at Home of Son in Wisconsin
Mrs. Sarah "Sallie" Sharp, widow of the late Joseph Sharp died at 9:30 this morning at the home of her son, Marion, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where she had made her home during the greater part of the last two years. Her death was due to the infirmities attending old age, and during her sickness members of the household entertained only slight hope of her recovery. The remains will arrive here Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock and will be conveyed to the Baptist church of which the deceased was a member, where funeral services will be conducted following which the interment will take place in Evergreen cemetery. Mrs. Sharp was a resident of this city for move than fifty years and during her active life was among the best known ladies in the city.
She is survived by four children, two sons and two daughters. They are Wallace Sharp, of Grossdale, Cook county, Marion Sharp, of Kenosha, Wis., at whose home she died. Mrs. Henry Randall, who resides in Iowa, and Mrs. Frank Edgbert living in the state of Washington. One son was killed in the civil war and for which she drew a pension during many years of her life.
The deceased was born in New York state in February, 1817, and had she lived until next February she would have been 88 years of age.