- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 10 Jul 2013.
SHARPE, SAM JARNIGAN, III - died July 8, 2013 after a lengthy illness. A graduate of Knoxville Catholic High School, attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and was an Eagle Scout and a member of Church of the Good Shepherd where he served as Senior Warden and was an active member of the Men's Club. He had worked as an escrow officer for many years in the real estate title business and was currently employed by Knox County Schools Transportation Dept. Preceded in death by father: Sam "Red" J. Sharpe, Jr. Survived by mother: Gertrude Mabry Sharpe; wife: Rebecca "Becky" Gresham Sharpe; daughter: Ashlee Sharpe; brother and sister-in-law: Rick and Karen Sharpe; sister-in-law and husband: Mary Lee and Jim Keeler; niece and nephews: Carly Sharpe, William Sharpe, David Keeler and Tommy Keeler. Funeral service 11:00 A.M. Thursday at Church of the Good Shepherd with Rev. Charles Fels officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to Church of the Church of the Good Shepherd 5337 Jacksboro Pike Knoxville, TN 37918. The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. The online obituary can be viewed and condolences made at www.rosemortuary.com