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December 08, 2023

Sharon Dee Mace

Sharon Dee Mace

Sharon Dee Mace, 63, of Taylorsville, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Frye Regional Medical Center.

She was born November 23, 1957, in West Palm Beach, Florida, to the late Ralph Lyle and Annie Ruth Locklear Craig.

Sharon was a member of Oxford Memorial Baptist Church in Alexander County. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing, but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren, working in the nursery at church, and working with the Good News Club at Ellendale Elementary School.

In addition to her parents, Sharon was preceded in death by her brother, Vargo Locklear.

Those left to cherish the memories of Mrs. Mace include her husband of 43 years, Robert Joseph Mace; three sons, Nathan Mace, Jefferson Mace (Krystal), and Stephen Mace (Tiffany); brother, Charles Craig (Brenda); two sisters, Ann Dawson (David) and Arlene Privette (Greg); four grandchildren, Riley, Lenora, Rallis and Reagan Mace; along with a number of nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Mace will lie-in-state at Alexander Funeral Service on Friday, January 22, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The graveside service for Mrs. Mace will be conducted on Saturday, January 23, 2021 in the Oxford Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, on Hwy. 90 West, at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Neal Walker will be officiating.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Gideons International.

Covid-19 restrictions apply to all services.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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  1. Jeff Mace on January 21, 2021 at 7:48 am

    I love you so much, Mom, and you will be dearly missed. I hope that I can raise my daughter half as well as you raised me. I will miss you so much, but I know you are in a much better place. I also know that this isn’t “Goodbye”, this is “I’ll see you later.”. We love you so very much.

  2. Joyce on January 21, 2021 at 8:40 am

    Robert and the boys
    Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers. Sharon was the sweetest and caring genuine lady I know. Sharon will be missed dearly we love y’all. Joyce and Albert

  3. Dale & Robin Dorow on January 25, 2021 at 9:58 am

    Mace Family,

    My deepest condolence for your family that Sharon was taken at a young age. I know she will be greatly missed. I did not know her, but it sound like she will be with her heavenly father.

    Dale, Robin & Garrett Dorow

  4. Thomas Morgan on January 26, 2021 at 8:27 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Love you guys.

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