Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Alpine Cemetery for Josephine Isabelle Sharp, 99, who died Monday at Canyon Villa in San Diego. The Rev. Keith Acker of Christ the King Episcopal Church of Alpine and the Rev. George Knite of Cornerstone Community Church in Holtville will officiate.
Mrs. Sharp was born June 15, 1901, in Sweetwater, Tenn. She married Kenneth Keith Sharp Feb. 14, 1925, and moved to Holtville the same year. Her husband died exactly 10 years ago on the same day as Mrs. Sharp.
Survivors include her children, Dorman Ralpheal Sharp and daughter-in-law Helen of Alpine, Arlene Isabelle Stewart and son-in-law Chuck Stewart of La Mesa and Alan Keith Sharp and daughter-in-law Patty of Holtville.
Mrs. Sharp is survived by 14 grandchildren: Steve Sharp and Lance Sharp of Holtville, Lori Sharp Johnson and Kenneth Sharp of El Centro, Clifford Sharp of Blue Jay, Jack Sharp of Pine Valley, Carolyn Van Cott and Elaine Watte of Alpine, Mike Sharp of West Jordan, Utah, Theresa Hart of Franklin, Tenn., Chris Sharp of Camarillo, Tim Sharp of Vista, Bradford Stewart of Lakeside and Josephine Stewart of Kalispell, Mont.; and 24 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. She also is survived by her niece and nephew, Jeanette Buckley of El Centro and Greg Pardue of San Diego.