Graveside services for Maurice Lyndall Sharp, 89, of Lamesa will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Lamesa Memorial Park with Craig Woodward officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home in Lamesa. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home.
Lyndall passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 in Lubbock. He was born June 18, 1926 in Swenson to Maurice William and Lillie (Trammell) Sharp. Lyndall married Marion LaFrae Medlin on Aug. 22, 1947 in Lamesa. She preceded him in death on Nov. 21, 1997. They were married 49 years. Lyndall served in the United States Navy as a gunner on the USS Stormes during WWII. He was one of the original founders of the Lamesa Rodeo Association and served on the original board. He was a farmer, and he loved rodeos, roping, and fishing.
Lyndall is survived by his children, TiAda Wise and husband, Korky of Vernon, Marien Woner and husband, Frank of San Angelo, and Gary Don Sharp and wife, Cindy of Lamesa; grandchildren, Lyndie Carter, Cheyenne Barden, Shawn Rodenberger, Cody Dunn, Abby Moorman, Brian Woner, Haley Belew, and Macy Sharp, and 13 great-grandchildren. He is also preceded in death by his parents; sons, Jerry Lynn Sharp, and Lyndie Sharp; and sisters, Inez Sharp Medlin, and Maurine Sharp Wray.
The family would like to say a special thank you to his caregiver, Maria Ogeda, his driver, Emily Barron, the ladies at Texas Finest Café, Sharon, Diana, and Gena, and the VA team of Dr. Farquahar, Tina, April and Iva Jo Hanslick.
The family suggests memorials to UMC Southwest Cancer Center, 602 Indiana Ave, Lubbock, TX, 79415, or to JT and Margaret Talkington Supportive Care, 602 Indiana Ave, Lubbock, TX, 79415. To send condolences online, please visit www.branonfuneralhome.com.