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Pocahontas Times mourns loss of Jane Price Sharp

The Pocahontas Times

from the Facebook page of The Pocahontas Times We here at The Pocahontas Times are saddened to report the passing of Editor Emerita Jane Price Sharp. She was the spirit of this newspaper and will be greatly missed.

From the Facebook page of The Pocahontas Times
We here at The Pocahontas Times are saddened to report the passing of Editor Emerita Jane Price Sharp. She was the spirit of this newspaper and will be greatly missed.

MARLINTON, W.Va. — Jane Price Sharp, 95, died Sunday, September 27, 2015, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton, Pocahontas County.  She died a stone’s throw across Knapps Creek from where she was born October 14, 1919, at the Price family home, 1118 Second Avenue, Marlinton.

She was the editor of The Pocahontas Times for many years. Sharp was a former president and a life member of the West Virginia Press Association.

The family will receive friends at VanReenen Funeral Home Friday, October 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral service will be Saturday, October 3, at 1 p.m. in Marlinton Presbyterian Church with Rev. Cameron Harkness. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pocahontas County Historical Society, P. O. Box 453, Marlinton, WV 24954.

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