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Tula Irene Sharp

Tula Irene Sharp, 73, of Dover, AR, passed away Monday, September 26, 2016, at her home. She was born February 11, 1943, in Memphis, TN, to Irvin Foster Privett and Nida Oretha Raney. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Larry Sharp; four children, Debra Stevens, Kenneth Stevens, David Stevens, Sandra Williams; nine grandchildren, Thomas Stevens, Amanda McIntosh, Kenney Stevens, Jason Stevens, Marcus Stevens, Patrick Stevens, Matthew Madden, Michael Williams, Joshua Williams; eleven great-grandchildren, Chris, Gavin, Loren, Emily, Gabriel, Jadyn, Gage, Sajara, Maggie, King, Ahri; one sister, Kathryn Hendrix and a host of other family and friends. Tula was a member of the Dover First Baptist Church. She worked in the nursing field for 35 years before retiring March 31, 2012. Visitation will be 5-7PM, Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Dover First Baptist Church in the Educational Wing, on the East side entrance of the building. Funeral service will be 10AM, Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Dover First Baptist Church sanctuary, with Rev. Jeff Paxton officiating. Burial will be in Hudson Cemetery, Moreland, under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. Pallbearers will be Thomas Stevens, Kenney Stevens, Christopher Stevens, Patrick Stevens, Tommy Helton, Mathew Madden and Marcus Stevens. Obituary and on line guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com.

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Thank yall for all the kind words about my Moma . She had a heart of gold. She will. missed very much . I love you moma

Debra stevens Oct 1 2016 12:00 AM

Tula, was a sweet friend and encourage r. I met her at a painting class in Moreland. May God send His peace to her family.

Loyce Davis Sep 30 2016 12:00 AM

May pleasant memories of your loved one give you peace and comfort. Death will soon be removed forever - Isaiah 25; 8; Psalm 83:18.

Doris Sep 29 2016 12:00 AM

Nora and I are so sorry to learn of Tula's passing. I enjoyed the privilege of working with Tula at Johnson Regional Medical Center and to this day count it as such a blessing. Tula made caring for her patients such a passion and it was obvious that she viewed it as her ministry. Our hope is that her family knows peace that passes earthly understanding. Paul and Nora Price, Stella, MO

A Paul Price APRN, Mercy Health System Sep 28 2016 12:00 AM

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity. - William Penn

Travis Sharp Sep 28 2016 12:00 AM

Friends since school and co workers at St Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro Arkansas.

Barbara Lairson Sep 27 2016 12:00 AM

tula was a very kind person like family to me she will be missed

barbara maxwell Sep 27 2016 12:00 AM

Aunt Tula was a very special lady. Charlie always talked about her. She will be missed. Prayers for you all in the days and months ahead.

Carolyn Hendrix Mealer Sep 27 2016 12:00 AM


john robert mcauley Sep 27 2016 12:00 AM