In Memoriam


Margaret Edwards-Sharp
Margaret Edwards-Sharp
Class of 1959


Roanoke Times, The (VA)
Date: January 24, 2012

Margaret Edwards Sharp, 70, of Roanoke, peacefully left this life on January 21, 2012, after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Edwards of Portsmouth. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Ralph Sharp; sons and daughter-in-law, Scott, Nick, and Kim Sharp; and grandchildren, Sarah, Tyler, and Emily, all of Roanoke. Also surviving are her sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Fuller Bunting; nephews, Mike and Chris Bunting and family, of Florida; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jean and Harold Burnett; nieces and nephew, Cindy Allen and family, Stephanie and Mark Burnett, all of the Charlottesville area; several aunts, uncles, cousins, great-nieces, great-nephews, and a very dear friend, Susan Hurd, of Roanoke.

Margaret was a Hollins College graduate and retired from Roanoke City Social Services. She was a member of Cave Spring Baptist Church. Special thanks go out to her devoted Sunday School class members for their caring andfriendship. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at Oakey's South Chapel, with Pastor Pete Schemm and Minister Chuck Stanley officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday. Online condolences may be made at