Mary Lou Sharp, 91 of Cottonwood, passed away on December 3, 2018. She was born on April 29, 1927 in Taylorville, Illinois to Minor Schoolcraft Riggins and Bertha Ada Moutrey.
Mary was a housewife. She was also a missionary president and children church director. She belonged to Verde Valley Church of the Nazarene.
She enjoyed reading, cooking, and being a Sunday school teacher.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband Edward A. Sharp; daughter Jennifer I. Jones and son Donald W. Sharp. She is survived by son Edward Arthur Sharp Jr.; daughters Gloria, Mary Ann, Nancy and Judy Kay; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at the Verde Valley Church of the Nazarene, 1710 S. HWY 260 in Cottonwood on Saturday, December 8, 2018. Visitation will begin at 11:00am with the service to follow at 1:00pm. She will be laid to rest next to her husband Edward in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.
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