February 13, 1922 – July 14, 2010
ANDERSON, SC - Ruby Herring Sharpe, age 88, of 1424 E. Calhoun Street Ext., died Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at The Magnolias of Anderson.
Born in Hartwell, GA on February 13, 1922, Mrs. Sharpe was a daughter of the late James M. Herring and Collie Bobo Herring. She was a graduate of Girls’ High School and retired from the Anderson School District #5. She was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, of sixty-eight years, Jesse Lee “Cat” Sharpe; her son, Ronnie Lee Sharpe; her daughters, Debra S. Burke and Karen S. Sharpe, all of Anderson; brother, Charles Fay Herring of Hartwell, GA; four grandchildren, Allison, Lindsay, Dwain and Jeremy and three great-grandchildren, Bradleigh, Timmy and Meritt.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, James “Jim” W. Herring and sister, Peggy Ann Vassar.
The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home officiated by the Reverend Curtis Bundy. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm.
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 129 North Street, Anderson, SC 29621.
The family would like to thank the staff of The Magnolias and Vista Hospice of Greenville for their loving care shown to Mrs. Sharpe. A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting
THE MC DOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.