Loretta Lynn Sharp Kellum



Loretta Lynn Sharp Kellum, 50, of Rocky Point, beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend passed from her earthly life on Friday, January 26, 2018.

She was born June 25, 1967 in Lake County, Illinois.

Loretta is survived by her beloved children, Hunter Kellum and Dakota Kellum; mother, Patricia Sharp; father; Curtis R. Sharp; sisters, Melva Wescott and Cathy Dalimonte and her husband, David; former husband and friend, Gregory Kellum; many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family, all who loved Loretta. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Ashley Ryann Kellum.

Loretta was a lady filled with courage and strength no matter what challenges were dealt to her in life and she always faced adversity with a smile. Her children were her world as she nurtured and care for them. Loretta says to us today remember me not with tears of sorrow, for my destiny is now complete and I am smiling. She has left to all of us the gifts of hope, courage and faith which is and always will be Loretta’s legacy.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw Chapel. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Merrell McKoy conducting the service. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be given in loving memory of Loretta to The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at donate.jdr.org.

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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home of Burgaw.