Mary Ellen Ashley Sharman died on January 3, 2018. She was born in Montgomery, Alabama, the only child of Robert Augustus Ashley, Jr. and Thelma Ford Ashley. She was predeceased by her parents and by her husband, Jackson Roger Sharman, Jr.
She graduated from Sidney Lanier High School and Huntingdon College. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, and the Junior League.
She is survived by her son, Jackson Roger Sharman III (Elizabeth), and by her grandchildren Mathilde Trueheart Sharman and Jackson Roger Sharman IV.
A graveside service will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in Montgomery on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to:
- St. Martin's-in-the-Pines
4941 Montevallo Road
Irondale AL 35210
- St. John's Episcopal Church
113 Madison Avenue
Montgomery AL 36104
- Cathedral Church of the Advent
2017 6th Avenue North
Birmingham AL 35203
Published in The Birmingham News on Jan. 5, 2018