Funeral services for Ethel Sharp, 85, of Helena-West Helena, will be 2 p.m., Saturday, March 18 at New Light M.B.Church.

Funeral services for Ethel Sharp, 85, of Helena-West Helena, will be 2 p.m., Saturday, March 18 at New Light M.B.Church. Rev. Lavan Thomas will officiate. Interment will be in Jackson Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, March 17 at Brown's Home for Funerals. 

Ethel Sharp was born Aug. 10, 1931 to Sam Fonzie and Pearline McMullen in Madison, Mississippi.

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at her home, Ethel Sharp departed this life.

Cherishing her memory are six sons, Willie “Rabbit” Fonzo of Little Rock, Glover “Skeet” Sharp (Ruby) of Helena, Andrew “Bobby” Sharp, James Sharp (Almer) both of Little Rock, Lester Brider (Lavitia) of Keller, Texas, Harvey Brider (Juanita) of Helena; four daughters, Minnie Sanders (James),  Lindy “Lou” Charles, Cornelious "Scooter Red”, Pearline Brider, and Lola Brider, all of Helena;  a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces; nephews, cousins; and special friends, Teresa Lamb, Patty Jones, Loretta Jackson and Willie Mae Jones;

Her parents, three brothers, Roosevelt Fonzie, Henry Fonzie and Sam Fonzie preceded her in death.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook at:www.brownshomeforfuneralsinc.com