Newell Sharp 1925 - 2007 Kansas City, Mo.
Shawnee - Services for Newell Sharp, 81, Kansas City, Mo., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Amos Family Chapel in Shawnee. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.Mr. Sharp died Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at his home. He was born Nov. 9, 1925, in Trenton, Mo., the son of William "Park" and Mildred Alderson Sharp. He was a former resident of Shawnee and longtime resident of Lawrence.Mr. Sharp served in the U.S. Navy for six years. He worked as a millwright at Hercules Ammunition Plant and then worked for GM for more than 20 years before he retired. Survivors include his wife, Janet; two daughters, Linda Kinne and Karen Compton; two sons, Edward and James; three sisters, Norma Leary, Lorene Davison and Marie Coy; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the chapel.