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Carol J. VanRiper

Carol Joan Sims VanRiper, 71, Palmyra, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at her home.
Born July 17, 1947, in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ruth Sims.
She was a member of Palmyra United Methodist Church and worked in accounting with the Army Air Force Exchange Service.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Tina Truitt and Candy Payne.
Survivors include her husband, Tony Sharpe; three sons, Troy VanRiper (D’ Ann), Raymond VanRiper (Marie) and Wayne VanRiper; several siblings; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Palmyra United Methodist Church.
Memorial service: Saturday, Sept. 15, at 11:30 a.m. at the church. Cremation was chosen.
Arrangements: Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Palmyra United Methodist Church, 13855 Martin-Mathis Road NE, Palmyra, IN 47164 or the American Cancer Society, Central Indiana Office, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.