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Verdie Lee Scharr

Verdie Lee Scharr, age 77, of  Piedmont, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO. She was born December 4, 1944 in Hazard, KY, the daughter of Lewis and Katie (Fugate) Combs.
Verdie was married to William J. Scharr December 4, 1963 in East St. Louis and he passed away July 10, 2020.
Also preceding her in death are her parents, 1 brother, Arnold Combs and 2 sisters, Wanda Bunker and Dorothy Starbuck.
Verdie was a longtime resident of Piedmont. She dedicated her life to her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Verdie loved gardening, fishing, hunting, flowers, family gatherings and cooking for her family. She also loved to sew, crochet, can pickles and make homemade jellies and apple butter for family and friends.
Survivors include 6 children, Patricia Kiser, of Patterson, William  J. Scharr, Jr and his wife Janet, of Piedmont, Rosea Scharr and her companion Dwaine Hampton, of Mt. Vernon, MO, Marjorie Scharr and her companion Tony Pruett, of Piedmont, Bobby Scharr, of Piedmont, Nancy Jones and her husband John, of Piedmont.
Also surviving are 3 brothers, Estill Combs, Jessie Combs and Lewis Combs, Jr., all of Hazard, KY, along with 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Morrison Funeral Chapel in Piedmont with Elder Tom Willis officiating. Special recorded songs were played for the service and William Scharr, Jr., Bobby Schar, Zachariah Scharr, Patrick Scharr, Michael Henson, Samuel Solak, Trevor Wood, William Solak and Guss Jones served as Pall Bearers. Interment was in the Scharr Family Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Chapel.

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