Anna Bess Sharon, wife of Marvin Clay Sharon, of Paris, departed this life at her home on September 9, 2019, having attained the age of 78 years. Anna was born on October 1, 1940, in Bourbon County, the daughter of the late David and Alma Katherine Hawkins Robinson. She was a graduate of Bourbon County High School, a member of First Baptist Church, loved her Bunko group, and was a homemaker to her loving family. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Gregory Lee Sharon, a brother, Jerry Wayne Robinson, nephew Mark McCracken, and two nieces, Paula Ishmael and Pamela Jones.
In addition to her husband Marvin, she is survived by their children, John Tracy Sharon (Jennifer), Leslie Sharon (Michelle), and David Sharon (Tracy Poynter). Also surviving are their grandsons, Joshua Clay Sharon, Mason Henry Sharon (Audrey Eastridge), John David Sharon, Ryan MacKenzie Sharon; granddaughter, Emily Catharine Sharon (Tyler Lee); great-granddaughter, Harper Jo Lena Lee; great-grandson, Conor Lee Sharon; and a granddaughter-in-law, Sara Grubbs Sharon. Three brothers survive, David Robinson, Jr., Tom Robinson (Gayle); Bill “Bugs” Robinson (Connie); her sisters, Eona Jones, Barbara Wilson (William); and Emma Benson; special friend, Leigh Anne Ritter and an abundance of nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Anna Bess Sharon was conducted on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Paris, with Pastor Kyle Sullivan, Rev. Don Reed, and Dr. Howard Beauman officiating. Interment followed in Evergreen Memory Gardens with casket bearers being, Josh Sharon, Mason Sharon, John David Sharon, Gary Childress, Ryan Sharon, Emily Sharon, Tyler Lee and David Puckett. Honorary bearers were David Robinson, Tom Robinson, Bill Robinson, Ron Vanover, Bobby Sturgeon, and Randy Walters.
Visitation was on Friday evening, September 13, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Paris between the hours of 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 919 Pleasant Street, Paris, KY 40361.