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PO Box 176
24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
Accomac, VA 23301
Phone: 757-787-2504
Fax: 757-787-5606
Sharry Holden

Sharry Lynn Holden

Tuesday, July 29th, 1969 - Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Sharry Lynn Holden was an angel on earth. She was born on July 29, 1969 to her loving parents, Lester James Holden, Sr. and Sharry Diane Holden, in Temperanceville, Virginia. She received her wings on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the home where she was born.

Sharry was the best daughter to her parents, the best big sister to her five brothers, the best mommy ever to her three children, and the best nana to her five grandchildren. They all were her heart. She had an infectious smile, uplifting spirit, and kind soul that had a positive impact on everyone around her. Sharry was the Eastern Shore’s Sweetheart.

Sharry’s life was filled with her love for God, her family, and her work. She really loved to read! Her favorite books included The Bible, Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, and books by James Patterson, just to name a few. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, attending the movies with friends, and shopping at Bath and Body Works with her mother.

She completed her education within the Accomack County school system. After graduating from Arcadia High School in 1987, she received her accounting clerk diploma the following year. She was employed as a contractor for the Navy at Wallops Island, as a Hazmat Technician for twenty-nine years. Additionally, she worked as a cashier at Walmart for six years. She loved both jobs very much.

In 1996, Sharry became a member of The Pentecostal Church of God of Lincoln Incorporated, in Newark, Maryland, where she accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior. She was incredibly active, faithful, and dedicated at church. Sharry was the president of the youth department, sang in various choirs, served as an usher, taught Sunday school, and was a member of the praise team. She loved working with the children at the church and was an inspiration to her congregation.

She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents, as well as her grandson, Xander Reigh Holden.

Sharry will always be loved and in the hearts of her three children, Shawntaye Tyease of Painter, VA, Xavier Raymonte of Salisbury, MD, and Rondell Marquise of Greensboro, NC; five grandchildren, Jaylin Mekhi, Justin Tye, Jade London, Xavien James, and Xion Raé; parents, Deacon Lester James, Sr. and Sharry Diane, five brothers, Little Lester and wife, Meme and sons, JaKweil and Cordell of Massachusetts, Nicholas of California, Colin, Deon, both of Virginia, and Alex of New York; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, March 8th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc.
    24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
    Accomac, VA 23301
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  • Service

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 11:00am
    Arcadia Middle School
    29485 Horsey Rd.
    OAK HALL, VA 23416
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  • Interment

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 11:00am
    Groton Community Cemetery
    Hickman Ln.
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Nancy C

Posted at 08:52am
I am truly sorry to read of the passing of your loved one, Sharry. She will surely be missed by all who knew and loved her. Your family has loss someone very near and dear to your hearts. Please strive to take one day at a time, for you may not know what benefit or encouragement a new day will bring, In addition to the love of family and friends, Our Heavenly Father is here for you as well. He is so because he truly "cares for you." Once more I am sorry for your loss.

C. Outland

Posted at 09:03pm
I would like to express my sympathy and condolences at this time. Also at Isaiah 25:8, it tells us that God will wipe away the tears from all faces and he will swallow up death forever and Rev 21:3,4 tells us that sickness and death will be no more. I hope these words will help you during your loss.

Surface Combat System Center Supply Department

Posted at 01:05pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Sharry was a great friend and exceptional co-worker she will be missed.
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Rebecca Brown

Posted at 11:29am
To: The Family of Sharry Lynn Holden, with Deepest Sympathy: We share your loss at this difficult time. Sharry will be greatly missed, knowing that God makes no mistakes when calling and receiving his own. Sharry's kind loving heart and smile will ALWAYS REMAIN in our hearts. Our Love, Thoughts and Prayers are with You. God Bless

Prestine Crosby

Posted at 07:57am
Praying that the love of God envelops the family during your journey through the loss of Sharry. May fond memories of Sharry bring you comfort during this hard time in your life. Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.

God bless you and comfort you,
The Crosby Family: Prestine, Ticara, Regis, Bertha, Rakhia, Ralph

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