SCOTTSVILLE — Edward Carline “Sharpy” Landrum, 87, died May 26, 2009, at the Alvin C. York Veterans Facility in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
He was born Feb. 11, 1922. He was a Marine Raider serving in World War II under Col. Roosevelt in the Pacific Theater and a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. He was a son of the late Basil Mills Landrum and Stella Evans Landrum. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Yvonne “Tootsie” Reynolds and Joann Norris.
Funeral is at 2 p.m. Thursday at T.W. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Allen County Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The funeral home will be open for visitation at regular times Thursday.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Sarver Landrum of Bowling Green; a son, Scott Mills Landrum and his wife, Olivia Kay, of Weatherford, Texas; three grandchildren, Patrick and Evan Landrum, both of Fort Worth, Texas, and Emma Caroline Landrum of Weatherford; two sisters, Jean Garmon of Bowling Green and Alene Gibbs of Indianapolis; and a brother, Billy Landrum of Lafayette, Tenn.