Funeral Service for Verna “Pinkey” Mitchell Sharber, age 87, of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Brent Wilhite and Buddy Wiggins officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon City Cemetery with Cody Wilkes, Brent Wilhite, Dan Mitchell, Cory Wilhite, Dalton Mitchell, Hudson Wilhite and Jadyn Wilhite serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. Ms. Sharber passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital, Sulphur Springs, TX.
Verna Lee Mitchell Sharber was born on May 26, 1930 in Childress, Texas, the daughter of Ernest and Virgie Lee Raley. She married Bobby Mitchell on July 23, 1949, whom preceded her in death in 2002. She then married Wayne Sharber in 2003, in Sulphur Springs, TX and he preceded her in death in 2012. Verna worked at H.D. Lee and was a homemaker. She was also a member of League Street Church of Christ.
She is survived by her son, Greg Mitchell and wife, Janet; daughters, Dana Wilhite and husband, Glenn; Tena Wilkes and husband, Kevin; grandchildren, Dan Mitchell and wife, Barbie; Cory Wilhite and wife, Julia; Brent Wilhite and wife, Tisha; Brandi Wilkes, Cody Wilkes; great grandchildren, Dillon Mitchell, Dalton Mitchell, Hayley Wilhite, Kobie Wilhite, Harper Wilhite, Jadyn Wilhite, Hudson Wilhite; great great grandchildren, Brooklynn Mitchell, Kaycee Mitchell; sister, Geraldine Hicks; sister-in-law, Patsy Simons.
Verna was preceded in death by her parents; great grandson, Brendan Wilhite; 3 brothers, 2 sisters.
Memorials can be made to League Street Church of Christ Youth Scholarship Fund.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.