Elvadene Sharp


Elvadene Sharp, 75, of Bargersville, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis after battling a stroke and seizure disorder for many years.

She was born May 5, 1940, in Liberty, Kentucky, to the late Andrew Jackson Cochran and Anna Shay (Fox) Cochran. She married Coy Sharp on May 24, 1958, in Liberty. He survives.

Elvadene worked in nursing at the Indiana Masonic Home Hospital in Franklin for more than 40 years. She was a longtime member of Amity Baptist Church in Franklin.

She was also a member of the Red Hat Society. 

She was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. Her family was the most important thing in her life and she enjoyed just being with them.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Coy Sharp of Bargersville; daughter, Angie Sharp Parmer of Whiteland; four grandchildren, Andy Arnold (Emily), Ciara Duke (Cameron), Lauryn Sharp (fiancé Zach), and Abby Pittman (Jordan); three great-grandchildren, Cohen Duke, Zeke Pittman and Claire Arnold; sisters, Maxine Bell, Mary Grider, Shirley Brandenburg, Judy Jarvis and Wonetta Burns; brothers, Andrew Cochran, Gerald Sharp, Ray and Wanda Sharp, Carlon and Iva Dean Sharp, Marshall and Bonnie Sharp, and Kenneth and Joyce Sharp.

She was preceded in death by her son, Barry Sharp on Sept. 3, 2006; brother, Charles Cochran and her parents, Andrew Jackson Cochran and Anna Shay (Fox) Cochran.

Friends may from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin where a service will be conducted at 6 p.m. The Rev. Wanda Sharp will conduct a service at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street Liberty, Kentucky. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McKinney–Brown Funeral Home. Burial will be in Brush Creek Cemetery in Liberty, Kentucky.

The family would like to express a deep appreciation to the Bargersville Fire Department for all of their care and support during Elvadene’s illness. The family would also like to thank the staff of Community Hospital South for the outstanding care and support they showed to the entire family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at swartzmortuary.com.

Information: 317-738-0202.