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Sharon Thorpe Matthews

May 30, 1956 — September 15, 2020

Abingdon, Va.

Sharon Thorpe Matthews, age 64, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born in Alexandria, Va., but had lived in Abingdon for a number of years. Sharon was a member of Fleenor’s Memorial Church. She found peace and joy working with her flowers and her crafts.

Sharon was predeceased by her father Calvin Thorpe and her brothers Terry and Doug Thorpe.

She is survived by her husband Timothy Matthews; mother Francis Thorpe; sisters Kathy Gonzales and Bonnie Springer; special sisters-in-law Alva Giblin and Donna Denton; brother Kenny Thorpe; brother-in-law Robert Matthews, Jr.; several nieces and nephews, and four great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service. The funeral service will follow at 7:00 PM with Rev. Roger Ball, Rev. Jerry Eggers and Rev. Mike Danser officiating.

Interment will be be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Casket bearers will be Ronnie Roe, Mike Roe, Frank Stophel, Jeff Haga, Kenny Brewer, Mike Danser,and James Giblin.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude’s Childrens @ stjude.org or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place; Memphis, TN 38105.

Those wishing to express sympathy online or send “Hugs from Home” may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com and signing the online guestbook.   

The family of  Sharon Thorpe Matthews is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Visitation

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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Funeral Ceremony

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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Committal

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Forest Hills Memory Gardens

19415 Lee Hwy, Abingdon, VA 24210

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