Patsy Jean (Miller) Sharp, age 79 of Tampico, died Sunday, July 31, 2022 at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison.
Patsy was born on April 11, 1943 in Rock Falls, the daughter of Gale and Iola (Fortune) Miller. She married Ronald Sharp on August 5, 1961 at the Church of Christ in Tampico. Patsy worked at Dollar General in Sterling and Rock Falls for many years. She enjoyed flowers at her home. She loved to be with her family and spent her time caring for the ones she loved. Patsy was a member of First Open Bible Church in Rock Falls.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Ronald; two sons, Ronald Sharp, Jr. of Tampico and Randy Sharp of Tampico; one daughter, Jill (Roy) Calkins of Rock Falls; one brother, Gary (Bev) Miller of Morrison; two sisters, Donna Johnson (Chuck) of Tampico and Karen Hall of Tampico; seven grandchildren, Brandy (Ronnit) Prajapati, Michelle (Bruce) Peltier, Dakota (Allison) Sharp, Ashley (Chris) Frey, Tyler (Brittany) Blevins, Cody (Rachel) Calkins, and Lexi Sharp (Lucas); and fifteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Linda Gholson and Edith Verdick; brother, Donald “Pete” Miller and brother-in-infancy, Billy Gale Miller.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. at the First Open Bible Church in Rock Falls with Pastor Les Funderberg officiating. Burial will follow at Tampico Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to First Open Bible Church in Rock Falls. For online condolences, please visit: www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.