Stillwater News Press

December 4, 2013

Jake Sharpton

Stillwater NewsPress

— Jake Sharpton, 87, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at West Haven in Stillwater. His funeral services were 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, 2013, at the United Methodist Church, Glencoe.

Interment was at Glencoe South Cemetery, Glencoe. Strode Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Jake was born Oct. 1, 1926, to Mabel and John Sharpton in Stillwater. He and Beulah were married June 8, 1947, in Winfield, Kan.

He belonged to Glencoe United Methodist Church. He and his wife Beulah loved to garden and just spend time together.

He is survived by his wife of the home; grandson, Rick Huff and his wife, Michelle of Sumter, S.C.; two great-grandsons Bryce and Jake, wife, Jorden, Baby Kinlsee of Abilene, Texas.

He is preceded in death by his parents; 12 brothers and sisters; daughter Carol who died six years ago on Jake and Beulah’s anniversary. Carol’s husband, Melborn Huff, died in September; grandson, Clint Huff, died 17 years ago.

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