Indianapolis Star
March 18, 1928
        Mrs. Melvina Sharkey, 75 years old died Friday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Frost, 1050 West Thirty-fourth street.  She was born at Fairland, Shelby county, and married to Patrick Sharkey . She was a member of the Methodist church and an active worker in all branches of the church until her later years. She has been a resident of Greenfield the last twenty years.
            Surviving are six children, John and  Herbert Sharkey, Mrs. Frost  and  Mrs. Ethel Steel, all of Indianapolis, Mrs. Minnie Ennis of Martinsville and William Sharkey of Greenwood; fourteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
            Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Elmer Jones at the St. Paul M. E. Church, Eugene and Rader streets, Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock.  Friends may view the body after 1 o'clock this afternoon at the home of Mrs. Frost.  Burial will be at Greenwood.
Submitted by John Sharkey

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