Sharpes celebrate 50 years Joe and Betty Sharpe will celebrate 50 years of marriage on July 28, 2012. They share in this celebration with their children, Tom (Cindy) Sharpe and Christy Sharpe. They also have two beautiful granddaughters, Maggie Marie and Emma Jo Sharpe. Graduating from Greenville High School in 1961, the couple moved to Rockford after marriage and still reside there today. They enjoy motorcycle trips, golfing, camping and sharing laughs with their good friends and family.