Sharon Lorretta Comer Church, Daughter of the late Arnold M. Comer, Sr., Eleanor Dolly Givens Comer and Robert Beecham was born on June 29, 1958 in Wilmington, Delaware.
She was preceded in death by one sister Arnetta Crystal Comer Dollard and one brother Kevin Eugene Comer. She was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
Sharon attended Public Schools in Wilmington, Delaware and graduated from Wilmington High School. She also attended Howard Career Center earning her Early Childhood Development Certification as a Day Care and Pre School Teacher. Sharon worked For St. Anthony’s Pre School for 10yrs before going to work for The Salvation Army Day Care where she worked for over 20 years before retiring.
She married her long time sweetheart, Marlando P. Church on June 7, 1997. Sharon knew and loved the Lord and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church for 30 plus years and attended faithfully before suffering a stroke in 2012. She especially loved hearing her husband sing on the Male Choir. One song in particular “I am Redeemed”.
Sharon had legal guardianship over her niece, Carvette Dickerson and a Nephew LaMar Comer and helped take care of many children in the family. Her door was always open to all. She was known as Big Mom Mom by her grandchildren she helped take care of. She enjoyed going to the Malls shopping especially one of her favorite stores Boscov’s, and most times had some of the children with her.
Sharon enjoyed spending time with family and friends, attending social events, and especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was Mom to everyone. She enjoyed listening to various types of music and dancing. She also enjoyed reading and watching TV, and she truly loved her dog Prince.
She had dedicated CNA’s Shonda, Janae, Nakiya and Kierra from Christiana Care and Felicia and Hyacinth from Greater Works who helped to provide care for her during her illness.
She leaves to cherish her memory, Her husband, Marlando P. Church. Siblings, Arnold M. Comer, Jr., Carolyn L. Comer Crisden, Anya M. Beecham, Tyrone M. Comer, Gregory M. Comer (Janice), grandchildren Ah-Mar, MariYhan, Ah-Kee, Ah-Keilah, Ah-sariah, Ah-Maizah, Rahsaan, A’Qwaun Ty’Ren and Kar-Mere sy’airr Joshua; mother-in-law, Henrietta Church, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; two long time devoted friends, Tonya Daniel and Sue Perkins and a God daughter, Sonya Perkins.
Celebration of Life Service, 11:30 AM, at Shiloh Baptist Church, 215 W. 23rd Street, Wilmington, DE 19802, will viewing will be from 9:30 - 11:15 am only.
Interment will be in in Delaware Veteran Memorial Cemetery, Chesapeake City Road, Bear, Delaware.