Sallie Madalee Abbott Sharpe


Sallie Madalee Abbott Sharpe was born September 18, 1898, in South Carolina, the daughter of John Percival Abbott and Mary Ann Sanders Abbot.


Sallie A. B. Abbot was counted in the census on 02 Jun 1880 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 3-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, John T. Abbot; her mother, Sallie A. Abbot; and her siblings, William R. Abbot, Milton K. Abbot, John C. Abbot, Mary J. Abbot, James Abbot, and Viny Abbot.


On January 6, 1922, Mrs. James Sharp was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of John Percival Abbott.


On March 28, 1932, Mrs. Bessie Rowe was listed as a living sister in the obituary of Rasmus W. Abbott.


On September 17, 1936 Mrs. James Sharp was listed as a living half-sister in the obituary of J. E. Abbott.


On January 1, 1950, Mrs. Mrs. Sallie Sharpe was listed as a living sister in the obituary of John R Abbott.


On January 27, 1951, Mrs. J. C. Sharpe was listed as a living sister in the obituary of Milton K. (Dock) Abbott.


Mrs. Sallie Abbott Sharpe, 84, of 3805 Webb Court, widow of James C. Sharpe, died Tuesday, June 21, 1983, in Richland Memorial Hospital.

Born in Blaney, she was a daughter of the late Percy Abbott and Mary Ann Abbott. She was a member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church.

Surviving are daughters, Mrs Leon Driggers (Eloise Sharpe Driggers) of Columbia, with whom she made her home, and Mrs. Frank Baldwin (Sara Sharpe Baldwin) of Eastover; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services for were held today, June 23, 1983 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devin Street Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Alvin B. O’Shields. Burial was in Crescent Hill Memorial Garden.

Pallbearers will be Ross Driggers, Scott P. Fuller, Clinard Rawls, James Ross, Dick Smith, and Weldon D. Waites.

Memorials may be made to the elevator fund of Crescent Hill Baptist Church.

Obituary Information:

June 22, 1983  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 33
June 23, 1983  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
Page 22
June 23, 1983  State (published as The State) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
Page 36

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