Published 8:43 am Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Shawn Renae Sharpe Gerald, age 39, and a resident of Pine, died Thursday morning Jan. 11, 2018 at her home. She was a graduate of Picayune High School where she was a member of the gymnastics team and also the captain of the cheerleading squad. Shawn later became a Licensed Practical Nurse and was a longtime employee of Heritage Manor in Mandeville. She loved being near the water as she enjoyed tanning on the beach and also spending time on the river. Shawn often liked to collect the beautiful rocks she found along the river. She was a strong woman and always a loving mother that cherished the time spent with her family and young grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Scott Gerald of Pine; four daughters and a son-in-law: Jordan and Eric Creel of Franklinton, Vischaen Perrin of Mandeville, Sarah Gerald and Katie Grace Gerald both of Pine; son: Dylan Lewis Gerald of Pine; two grandsons: Easton Creel and Weston Creel; mother: Patty Clifton Sharpe of Picayune, Miss; three sisters: Laurie Stockstill of Picayune, Alma Concha and Gayle Morgan both of Folsom; three brothers and a sister-in-law: Shea Sharpe of Picayune, Darel Marcotte and Dee Dee Marcotte of Goodbee and Eddie Sharpe of Covington. Also numerous nieces, nephews other family members and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her father Arnold Sharpe, a sister Shannon Sharpe and her grandparents.
A memorial service for family and friends will be planned at a later date.
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