Irene Elizabeth Gary Sharpe, 54, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. She was born July 31, 1964, in Virginia Beach.
Irene was employed with Virginia Beach City Public Schools and the City of Virginia Beach for over eight years. She was a member of Sheep Gate COGIC, Virginia Beach.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles H. Gary.
Irene was devoted daughter, sister, mother and grandmother. She was the definition of a people-person, who loved laughing and joking with everyone. She had a great sense of humor that would brighten your day. She was a hard worker and lived her life to the fullest.
She is survived by two children, Nicole Gary-Privott (Mario) and Genearl Gary; mother, Carrie Lee Butts; sister, Erica White; five grandchildren, Tresure Gary, Carli Gary, Nyzier Gary-Privott, Jaylen Gary and London Gary; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Beach Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., 4456 Bonney Road, Virginia Beach. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 7, at St. Stephens COGIC, 189 S. Birdneck Road, Virginia Beach.
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