Sharon Whitley Coward

February 25, 1961 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 59)


Mrs. Sharon Whitley Coward, Durham, NC, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.  

Due to COVID-19, the Governor of North Carolina has asked that all gatherings be limited to no more than 30 people including staff and all attendees such as clergy, ushers, musicians etc. Please check with the family to see if you are invited.  

 Left to cherish her memories a daughter, Shelida Coward, Durham, NC, Her Mother, Mrs. Elgie Bea Whitley, Clayton, NC, a sister,  Nevelle Strickland, Rougemont, NC and a brother, Joseph M. Whitey, Jr. (Rosita), Clayton, NC. a host of other relatives and friends.   

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for all the uplifting prayers, calls, texts, and messages. During this time of global chaos and uncertainty,  your love and care has had a tremendous impact on us. 
Please continue to keep us in prayer during this difficult time.

Walk Through  Viewing Only (not to exceed 10 people at once): Please wear a face mask/covering.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
2:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Hood Funeral Home
230 East Front St. 
Clayton , NC 27520

Memorial Service: Please wear a face mask/covering
Sunday, January 24, 2021
1:00 pm
Forest Hill Cemetery 
5479 Little Creek Church Road 

Clayton, NC 27520

Due to COVID -19 Restriction: Please send condolences via cards and Phone calls to either of the following: 

~740 Ranch Rd  Clayton, NC 27520

~15 Redstone Court Durham, NC 27703

Services entrusted to Hood Funeral Home Clayton, NC.

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24 Hour Viewing
January 23, 2021

2:00 PM
Hood Funeral Home
230 East Front Street
Clayton, NC 27520

Memorial Service
January 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Forest Hill Cemetery, NC
5479 Little Creek Church Rd
Clayton, NC 27520

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