Peggie Irene Sharp, age 86, passed away November 29, 2021, in her home in Fallon Nevada.
She was born on October 14, 1935, in Grandview Arkansas, to Homer and Gladys (Davis) Roush. Peggie was born at the family home into the loving arms of her grandmother and midwife Myrtle Davis. She grew up in Arkansas until the age of 11, when the family moved to Norwalk, California. At the age of 13, she and the family moved to Hawthorne, Nevada. While attending Mineral County High School she met the love of her life, Bernard Sharp. The couple married on March 19, 1952. Together they had four children.
The family moved to Fallon Nevada in 1958. Peggie enjoyed the simple pleasures in life, such as dancing, reading, playing cards, and spending time with her family. She worked as office manager for Safeway in Fallon for 17 years.
She is survived by her loving husband, Bernard, of almost 70 years, son Eddie Sharp (Linda Schneider), daughter Doreen Dooley (Richard), son Jerry Sharp (Cindi Aschenbrenner), son Leonard Sharp (Jodi Dudley). Peggie’s grandchildren include Randy and Lori Sharp, Bettie Wright, Justin and Jessica Speed, Trevor and Cassidy East, Tricia Strasdin, Jared Dooley, Nicole Holt, Andrew Dooley, Jersyn Sharp, Jordan Sharp, Jamye Sharp, Heather Sharp, Kelsey Sharp, Taylor Sharp, and 35 great-grandchildren. She had many nieces and nephews.
Peggie was preceded in death by her brother Rushkirk Roush and sister Rowena Neal (Cooper), grandson Christopher Sharp and great-grandson Levi Gelineau.
A service will be held on December 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 450 N. Taylor Street in Fallon. We will remember her always in our hearts.
Arrangements are with Smith Family Funeral Home in Fallon, 775-423-2255.