Breaking News

Patsy Ellen Dunlap Sharp

Patsy Ellen Dunlap Sharp age 76 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Mena, Arkansas

Patsy was born May 24, 1943 in Olney, Texas to the late Marvin Lee Birdwell and the late Audrey Ellen Brooks Birdwell. She was married to Robert Edward Sharp and was a devoted homemaker.   

She loved traveling, watching birds and spending winters in Mission, Texas.  Patsy enjoyed cooking and spending time with family.   She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister-in-law and friend to all who knew her.

She is survived by Husband, Robert Sharp of Mena, Arkansas; Daughter, Lisa Dunlap Chamberlain and husband Robert of Mena, Arkansas; Sons, William Lee Dunlap and wife Mandy of Mena, Arkansas; Martin Wade Dunlap and wife Mechelle of Conway, Arkansas and Step-Son, Robert Sharp and wife Janet of Ashtabula, Ohio; Step-Daughters, Belinda Smith of Sedalia, Missouri and Robin Sadler and John Newbolt of Sedalia, Missouri; Grandchildren, Jennifer Blackstock and husband Scott of Dover, Arkansas; Paige Hopkins and husband Ryan of Bluffdale, Texas; George Dunlap and wife Laura of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; Hope Stadler and husband Andrew of Malvern, Arkansas; Kaitlyn Dunlap and Emma Dunlap of Conway, Arkansas; Carson and Cooper Dunlap of Conway, Arkansas; Step-Grandchildren, Jeff Smith, John Smith, Sierra Smith, Benjamin Sadler and wife Heather, and Timothy Sadler and wife Nicole, and Amanda Chamberlain; and Sister-in-laws, Dora Mae Crosthwait of Olney, Texas and Cevetra Birdwell of Ft. Worth, Texas

She was preceded in death by her parents Marvin and Audrey Birdwell, her first husband Billy Samuel Dunlap, and a brother Jerry Lee Birdwell.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Mena with Brother Andy Arnold and Brother Vic Anglin officiating.

Interment will follow in the Board Camp Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friends visitation was held Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Beasley Wood from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Pallbearers will be George Dunlap, Scott Blackstock, Ryan Hopkins, Andrew Stadler, Howard Barr and Timothy Sadler. Honorary pallbearer will be Ben Sadler.

Online obituary at

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *