Obituary of Sharon E. Christy-Potter
Sharon Elaine Christy-Potter (nee Brown), the daughter of the late Ann Elizabeth Murphy and Preston Alexander Brown, was born on August 5, 1951 in Danville, VA. Sharon transitioned on March 21, 2022 in the company of her children and close family at home. She attended the Danville public school system and graduated from John M. Langston High School in 1969. Sharon accepted Christ early in life and was a member of the Loyal Baptist Church in VA and later joining Antioch Baptist Church in NJ.
During her life she performed many tasks in several lines of work. Her job that she retired from was the Superior Courts of NJ, where she worked as an account clerk for child support and probation. There she met all walks of life and made many friends. She was the life of the party everywhere she went. Sharon was loved by many so much she had several nicknames, The Ghost, Sheeba, Red and Sugar Bear just to name a few. Later she lived her best life with her life partner, Andrew Como.
Sharon is preceded in death by both parents; 3 sisters Janet Brown, Prescilla Brown Hutchens, Ruth Hunt; brothers Michael and Preston Brown III; and her aunt Temora Brown Harris.
She leaves to mourn her passing her children Tia Rodgers, Larry Barnes, Courtney Barnes, Jarrod Barnes and Shaela Rhodes. Grandchildren Sharon, Ayanna, Lacear, Trinity, Legend, Zavion, Zyion, Zyla and E’yuanzie. Sisters Cecilia Hicks (Delbert), Angie Cason (Wayne), Robin Hagans (Donald), Jean Brown, Tammie Dobson and a host of beloved sons, daughters, nieces, nephews and family. Nobody was friend we was all FAMILY.