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Mattie Sharkey

Friday, March 3, 2006

SIKESTON -- Mattie Sharkey, 105, died Feb. 27, 2006, at her daughter's home, where she resided.

Born Dec. 21, 1900, in Swan Lake, Miss., to the late Eliza Harris, she had lived in Missouri since 1930 and was a member of Zion Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Portageville and attended Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church in Sikeston.

She was united in marriage to Nathaniel Sharkey who preceded her in death.

Two daughters, one brother and two sisters also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: three daughters, Eliza Strickland of Sikeston, Spicie Belk and Carlee Jones of Chicago; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren and two great-great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. Saturday until time of funeral services at noon at the Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. John H. Goodwin will officiate.

Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.