Mrs. Shelby Jean Hollis Sharp, 83, of Birmingham, AL passed away on August 29, 2021. Shelby graduated from Ensley High School and received a degree at Shorter College. She furthered her education at the University of Montevallo and taught at Kingwood Christian School and West End High School. She married Hughes Clayton Sharp in 1961 and was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Alabaster.
Shelby is preceded in death by her loving husband, Hughes Clayton Sharp; parents, Roy Allen Hollis and Nellie Hollis Johnson; stepfather, Cyril Johnson; and sister, Rachel Hollis Burson.
She is survived by her son, Victor Clayton Sharp (Amanda); grandchildren, Carl Clayton Sharp, Wells Hollis Sharp, and Abigail Elizabeth Sharp; and siblings, Don Hollis (Joy), Mary Propes, Tommy Sharp (Paula), and Wade Johnson (Renee).
A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home in Hoover, AL. The funeral service will begin from the chapel at 1:00pm. Interment will immediately follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens, South.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Memory Care Unit at Fair Haven Nursing Home for taking such good care of Shelby.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Fountain of Love Offering, Fair Haven Nursing Home, 1424 Montclair Road, Birmingham AL 35210.