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Sharon Stewart Ethridge

July 7, 1942 January 4, 2019
Sharon Stewart Ethridge
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Obituary for Sharon Stewart Ethridge

Sharon Stewart Ethridge, 76, of Oak Ridge passed away on January 4, 2019 at Diversicare of Oak Ridge.

Sharon was born July 7, 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri to parents Laruance Eugene Stewart and Kathern Lucell Lutz Stewart.

She retired from Regions Bank as a teller and had worked for several banks during her career. She was of protestant faith and was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved and cared for everyone but herself.

Survivors include:
Husband, Richard “Tommy” Ethridge;
Son, Richard Allen Joiner;
Daughters, Sandra Kay Joiner Kaplan;
Step-daughters, Belinda Ethridge Wells, Tonya Ethridge Warwick, and Shana Ethridge Cable;
Sister, Mary Kay O’Leary;
Grandchildren, Max Kaplan, Jordan Ethridge, Jacob Wells, Brian Cable, and Sarah Warwick;
Great-grandchildren, Bentley Ethridge, Lillian Ethridge, and Keely Ethridge;
Special friend Lydall Ridenour; Special great-niece Kari Merritt.

Her family requests that memorials be in the form of donations to their charity of choice in Sharon’s memory.

A Celebration of Life will be held on July 7, 2019. An online guest book may be signed at

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