MONTICELLO Hugh Charles Sharp passed away peacefully on December 29, 2011 at Belleview Estates in Monticello. He was born in Warren on January 6, 1922.

MONTICELLO Hugh Charles Sharp passed away peacefully on December 29, 2011 at Belleview Estates in Monticello. He was born in Warren on January 6, 1922.

He was a graduate of Warren High; a World War II Coast Guard veteran; an employee of Arkla Gas Company, in Warren, for 33 years; and a member of Second Baptist Church, Monticello. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and RV camping enthusiast and was preceded in death by parents Oscar and Annie Bea Harding Sharp; Eileen Knight Sharp, wife and mother of son; wife Lorene Palmer Pierce; and brothers Richard Sharp, of Warren, and Lewis Sharp, of Perryton, Texas.

He is survived by his wife, Lillie Russell Sharp, Monticello; son Wayne Sharp and wife Gloria, Jefferson City, Mo.; grandsons Brandon, Steamboat Springs, Colo., and Darren, with wife Sonja and great-granddaughter Alma, Minneapolis, Minn.; sister Frances Sharp Curry, Austin, Texas; sister-in-law Martha Sharp, Warren; and six step-children and several step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, at Second Baptist Church, Monticello, with visitation at 9:00 a.m. Burial in Oakland Cemetery in Warren by Stephenson-Dearman.

Memorial contributions may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 224 Hwy 425 S., Monticello, AR 71655. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.