Nancy C. “Cathy” Slaughter Sharpe, 79, of Burlington passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2022 after two years of declining health.
A native of Alamance County, she was the loving wife of Jimmy R. Sharpe, who survives and the daughter of William Glenn Slaughter and Catherine Holt Slaughter, both deceased.
Cathy retired as a teacher’s aide from the Alamance-Burlington School System. After her retirement she worked part-time at Wal-Mart on Garden Rd. for 10+ years. She was a member of Low’s Lutheran Church where she enjoyed being a church greeter. Cathy was a sports lover, avid Cummings high school sports fan and Carolina Tar Heel fan. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, making ceramics and playing bingo.
In addition to her husband of their home, survivors include two daughters, Tracy Sharpe Agnew of Graham and Kelly Sharpe Bowman(Clint) of Burlington; and three grandchildren, Nathan Tyler Yarbrough(Tara), Blake Agnew(Meredith) and Dalton Yarbrough; one great-granddaughter, baby girl Agnew to be born in August; two sisters, Laura S. Phillips(Ritchie) and Pamela S. Faucette; sister in law, Ann Slaughter and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by two brothers, William A. Slaughter and Robert H. Slaughter and one sister, Polly S. Brown.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 10, 2022 at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Burlington from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm.
The funeral service will be conducted at Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. by Rev. John Mark Beam. The family will have a private committal service on Monday, June 13, 2022.
Donations may be made to The Glenn Slaughter Memorial Scholarship in care of the Alamance Civitan Club, 3328 Dr. Pickett Rd. Burlington, NC 27215. This scholarship is awarded to Southern Alamance High School students.