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October 20, 1958 ~ September 22, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old
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Candy Sharkey, 64 year old lifelong resident of Guymon, Oklahoma passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 22, 2023 at Norman Regional Healthcare Center.
Candy Delon Perkins was born to Urschel and Iva Jo (Brooks) Perkins on October 20, 1958, in Hereford, Texas. She attended Tyrone Public Schools graduating with the class of 1977.
Candy was united in marriage to William Sharkey on December 5, 1980, in Guymon, Oklahoma.
She worked in the family custom cutting business, Urschel Perkins and Daughters Custom Harvesting. They traveled to many states including Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Idaho, Colorado and South Dakota.
Candy was a lifelong panhandle resident until moving to Blanchard, Oklahoma a couple years ago.
She was preceded in death by her father, maternal and paternal grandparents, two uncles: Warren Brooks and Gary Brooks.
She is survived by one daughter: Erica Dickerson and husband Derek of Blanchard, Oklahoma, one son: Kevin Sharkey and wife Maribel Mesta of Guymon, Oklahoma, mother: Iva Jo Perkins of Hooker, Oklahoma, two sisters: Sue Farley and husband Spot of Hooker, Oklahoma and Teresa Rhodes and husband Bill of Ardmore, Oklahoma, seven grandchildren: Payton, Lucas, Tucker, Berkley, Kai, Noe and Isael, nieces and nephews Mike Brown and wife Amanda, Barbra Benton and husband Jeremy, Brandon Rhodes, Brittany Spears and husband Nathan, ex-husband William Sharkey and two special friends Richard and Sharon Martinez. She is also survived by many great nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, from 1:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M. with family present from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Henson~Novak Funeral Home in Guymon.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2023, at Henson~Novak Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Mark Wescoatt officating.
Interment will follow at Elmhurst Cemetery in Guymon, Oklahoma.
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