Bernette Pearl Sharp – age 78 of Farwell, passed away Sunday March 17, 2013 at Rainbow Point in Clare. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Campbell Stocking Family Funeral Home, Farwell. Pastor Connie Bongard of the Farwell United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Surrey Township Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 to 8 PM.
Bernette was born January 15, 1935 the daughter of Harold and Bernice (Rapison) Lotter in Elkton, MI. She married Robert C. Sharp on October 15, 1954 at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. He preceded her in death on November 3, 2008. She donated hand-made hats to the Farwell and Clare Schools, crocheted baby blankets and booties that she gave away to the needy. Bernie was an avid bowler and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #558.
She is survived by a son, Robert Sharp and wife Kathy of NC; three daughters, Bobbie Lou Lemon of Lansing, Vernie B. Johnston and husband Joe of Lake George, and Susan Renee Tepatti of Flint; ten grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Lotter and wife Peggie of PA, and Robert Lotter of FL; two sisters, Betty Otberg and husband Eldon of Cadillac, and Charlotte Fritz of Alma. Bernie was also preceded in death by a son, Franklin Wilmar Sharp (1983)and a brother, George Lotter.
Memorial contributions in Bernette’s name may be considered to the American Cancer Society. Please share your memories and condolences with the family online at www.CampbellStocking.com