Updated  1/20/21

Sharon Renee Willingham was born January 28th, 1966 in Pulaski, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Stella Louise Beets and Thomason Patterson. Sharon departed from this life on January 19th, 2021 in the comfort of her home.

Sharon was an employee of the Murray Ohio CO. for several years, until the company closed its doors in 2007. She then earned a Bachelor of Science from Athens State University. Sharon used the knowledge and skills she received from her studies at ASU to pursue a career as a customer service specialist until 2013. As a hobby Sharon enjoyed reading, cooking, and watching movies with her loved ones.

Sharon leaves to cherish her memory her siblings Tina (Rudolph) Duke, James M. London, Darrell (Lacole) Beets, Charmaine McNairy, Thomas Patterson Jr, and Jonathan Patterson; Stepfather Paul Beets; Her Nieces: Britney (Ellis) McCraw, Christian London, Darrell T. Beets, James C. London, Jakari Beets, Briyana McCraw, Elliana McCraw, & Karter London.  She was affectionately known as Sherry. She was an amazing daughter, sister, aunt, niece and friend. Sherry touched the hearts of her loved ones in many ways. Her strength and her love will continue to live through us all. 


A visitation will be 1:30pm until 2:30pm Saturday, January 23rd, 2021, at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home.

A graveside service will follow at 3:00pm at the Rocky Point Cemetery in Giles County.


Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory are in charge of arrangements for Sharon Renee Willingham.