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Sharon Celeste Prescott, 70, wife of Larry Prescott of Canton, NC, died November 28, 2021, at University Hospital in Memphis, TN. Born in Bradenton, FL, on February 3, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Leroy and Effie Hayes.

A graduate of Berry College in Rome, GA, she earned her PhD from Following retirement as teacher and reading specialist, she filled her time with grandchildren and lots of travel! She loved the mountains, beach, planting flowers and trees; she would be found planting something always. She loved her family, church, and neighbors. She was very involved in Bethel Baptist Church -BBC and Bethel Christian Academy – BCA tutoring young people in reading.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Larry Prescott, married December 22, 1972; and her children, Seth (Abby) Prescott, and (John) Stephanie Charping. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tiffany and Nate Weeks, Zachary, Bryan, Chandler, Ashlyn, and Macy Prescott of San Antonio, TX, and Rebekah, Hudson, Zane, and Ian Charping of Cordova, TN; and her siblings, Lash ( Janice), (Bob) Bonnie Johnson, Lucky (Michelle), Van and Tami Hayes. A memorial service was held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at BBC in Canton, NC, also live streamed via BBC Facebook https://m. Rev. Roy Kilby officiated. The family received friends at Wells Funeral Home in Canton, NC, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. on Friday, December 10, 2021. The care of Mrs. Prescott has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “obituaries” at www.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to BCA in Canton, NC, to further the work she loved.

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