Sharon Lee Myers, 73, of St. Elmo, died at 4:05 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.
Funeral services were held at noon on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at Connection Church in St. Elmo with Pastor Tim Caraway officiating. Burial followed at Springhill Cemetery in rural Beecher City. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials may be made to Lutheran Care Center or the donor’s choice. Gieseking Funeral Home of Altamont is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Sharon was born on Tuesday, May 28, 1946 in rural Beecher City to John D. and Goldie (Tucker) Williams. She married Ronald Leroy Myers on May 28, 1966 in St. Elmo and he preceded her in death in 2004. She was a member of Connection Church in St. Elmo. She had been a teller with the Fayette County Bank and had also been the treasurer of the St. Elmo Education Foundation. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, enjoyed entertaining her grandchildren at her Beecher City pool in the summer, and year-round loved spending time with and cooking for her family. She was a babysitter and second mom to many St. Elmo children over the years.
She is survived by her children; son, Ron Myers and his wife Cheri; daughters, Brandi Maxey and her husband Michael, Sherri Einhorn and her husband Jason, and Crystal Miller and her husband Todd, all of St. Elmo; brothers, John Williams, Jr. and his wife Carol of St. Elmo; sisters, Joyce Singletary of Maryville, La., Iva Dean Jones and her husband Fred of Decatur, and Roberta Forbes of St. Elmo; ten grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Delbert Williams and Ray Williams; sister Charlotte Engle; and son-in-law Devin Tharp.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com.