Sharla Lynn Petty
12/3/1957 - 7/13/2017

Sharla Lynn Petty passed away peacefully with her family by her side Thursday July 13, 2017 at the age of 59.


Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM Sunday July 16, 2017 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Johnny Hailes officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation will be Saturday from 6 PM to 8 PM.


Sharla was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on December 3, 1957 to Thurmon and Patsy Helton. She married Jay Petty on August 24, 1984 in Greenville, Texas.  She was employed by L-3 in Greenville.


Sharla is survived by her mother Patsy Helton of Greenville, mother in law Marva Petty of Greenville, her husband of 33 years Jay Petty of Greenville, her son Lynden Petty and his wife Victoria of Rockwall, and their children Madelyn and Finnley, son Aaron Petty of Greenville, brother and sister in law Brad and Shirley Helton of Rockwall, brother and sister in law Roger and Kay Helton of Corpus Christi, and numerous nieces and nephews who love her dearly.


Sharla was a loving wife and mother who always cared more about the people in her life than herself. She will be missed more than words can describe.


Sharla is preceded in death by her father Thurmon Helton, and father in law James Petty.


Pallbearers will be Lynden Petty, Aaron Petty, Jason Helton, Chase LaPenna, Joey Hubble and Cole Helton.  Honorary pallbearers will be J. R. Sanders, Bob Maddux and Tom Neyra.


In lieu of flowers the family request donations to be made to the study of AHUS in Sharla’s name. The Atypical Hus Foundation c/o Deborah Lewis PO Box 333 Barnhart, MO. 63012.


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