In Memory of




Obituary for George Paris Sharp

George Paris Sharp-age 74 of Sharps Chapel (Union County) went to be with the Lord Thursday, December 29, 2022 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was of the Baptist faith and a retired employee of Powell Valley Electric Co-op. George was preceded in death by wife of 39 years, Mary Ruth (Harvey) Sharp; son, George Wayne Sharp. Parents, John and Rose (Shoffner) Sharp; brothers, Dave Sharp, Lee Bob Sharp; sisters, Polly Sheckles, Lela Mae Weaver, Linda Harrell, Faye Hicks and Sue Bailey. Father and mother-in-law, Robert and Mossie Harvey.

Survivors: Betty Dalton, his companion and best friend for the last 12 years; daughter, Tammie Carter and husband, Bryan; grandsons, Derek Sharp and Jonathan Sharp; granddaughters, Kylie Haywood (Garrison); Mallory Carter and Taryn Carter; great-grandchildren, Chance Sharp, Azara Haywood, Abigail Haywood; special unborn granddaughter, Aubree; brother, Don sharp and wife, Kitty; brothers-in-law, Jerry Charlie (Buck) Harvey; Robert Lee Harvey, Jr. and wife, Betty; sister-in-law, Joyce Sinard and husband, Wayne. The family would like to express a special thank you to all the wonderful staff members at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center.

The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Sunday, January 1, 2023 at Cooke-Campbell Mortuary. Funeral services 12 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2023, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Tim Sharp, Rev. Greg Sharp officiating with music by the Valley Boys. Interment will follow at Taylor’s Grove Cemetery, Sharps Chapel. Pallbearers: Clydas Hall, Luke Sharp, Elmo Smallwood, Pick Weaver, James Weaver, Roger Keller. Honorary Pallbearers: the rabbit hunting buddies, The Sharps Chapel Volunteer Fire Department; other nephews, T. J. Harrell, Bob Keller, Danny Harrell along with all of his drop by friends who visited him often at his home (too numerous to name them all). Heavenly Pallbearers: Liz Weaver, Ronnie Weaver, Marty Weaver, Edward Keller, Carl Lee Sharp, James Harrell. Arrangements Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.