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Sharon Lynn Powers

February 17, 2008

Buxton-  Sharon Lynn Powers, 35,  died unexpectedly at her residence February 17, 2008.  She was born in Norfolk, Virginia March 19, 1972. Sharon was the daughter of  Robert and Judy Midgette of Buxton.

Sharon resided in Buxton with her parents from a young age.  She attended Cape Hatteras High School.  After high school, Sharon was a busy worker and held various positions in the local real estate and restaurant industries.  Most recently, Sharon was enjoying her position as a cook at the Shrimp Shack Restaurant in Hatteras.

Sharon enjoyed long walks on the beach and exploring area nature trails.  She also treasured the time spent with her two children and her fiancé Joe Thomas’ children, Hunter, Tyler, and Joseph who will miss her dearly.

Besides her parents Robert and Judy Midgette and her fiancé Joe, Sharon is survived by her daughter Magen Lynn Powers, her son Tanner Floyd Powers both of Buxton, a sister, Anna Cheek and husband Randy of Weatherford Texas, Byron Wilson and wife Donna of Buxton, Robert Midgette, Jr. and wife Jonna of Rodanthe, nieces, and nephews, and a host of dear friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday February 23, 2008 at 3 o’clock in the afternoon at the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Buxton.  Pastor David Waterfield will officiate.  The family will receive friends at the Buxton residence following the service. Memorial tributes in Sharon’s memory can be made to the Powers Education Fund through any RBC Centura Bank branch.

Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted to assist the family.  Condolences may be sent via the on-line register at