Marjorie Robinson Sharp
1930 - 2016
Marjorie Robinson Sharp was born October 28, 1930 in Salt Lake City to Amos Barker and Mildred Hyde Robinson and died on January 27, 2016 from complications due to a fall and Alzheimer’s disease. She grew up in Laketown, Utah, the oldest of six children. After graduating from North Rich High School, Marjorie attended the University of Utah where she studied elementary education and played clarinet in the marching band. While at the U, she met her future husband, Jack Sharp. The two married in 1954 and Marjorie taught school until they started their family. Marjorie was a devoted mother who supported her children in all of their activities. She served faithfully in many LDS church callings, served a mission with Jack at the Historic Liberty Jail Visitors’ Center, and was an ordinance worker in the Portland and Salt Lake temples. She was a prolific hand quilter, talented pianist, genealogist and avid reader. Marjorie is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jack; her children Sally (Troy) Adams, Susan (Don) Fredley, Tim (Judy) Sharp, and Peggy (Brent) Kinkade; her sisters Alice Chappell and Doris Robinson; brothers Mel and Alan; and eleven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Carol Atkinson. Viewing will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, January 29 at Cannon Mortuary, 2460 E Bengal Blvd (7600 South). Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 30 at the Forestview Ward Chapel, 1111 E Charlton (2818 South) with a viewing that morning from 10:00-10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery. Online condolences www.cannonmortuary.com.