Stephanie Renae Sharp, of Atkinson, died Aug. 7, 2015, at her home. She was 24.
She was born Sept. 27, 1990, in Wilmington and was the daughter of David M. and Donna Atkinson Sharp.
In addition to her parents, Stephanie is survived by her daughter, Armani Pender; sister, Ashley Sharp; Josh Barker; Mark Pender; grandmothers, Hilda Atkinson and Louise Sharp and many extended family and friends.
Stephanie was the kitchen and operations manager at Lanes Ferry Dock and Grill. She was a member of Long Creek Baptist Church. Stephanie loved family, friends and the outdoors. She was a great mother who loved her daughter intensely. She always strove to help others and make others feel at ease in her job and in life.
Her parents announced her passing with heavy hearts and said, “She was our baby and those blue eyes and cotton top are very close to our hearts right now.”
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Long Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Wayne Bateman officiating. Please feel comfortable wearing casual dress to the service. The family will receive friends at the home of Donna and David Sharp following the memorial service.
One may want to consider, in lieu of flowers, giving a memorial gift in loving memory of Stephanie to a fund for Armani, C/O David and Donna Sharp.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Quinn McGowen Funeral Home.
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