Sharon Kay Stowe

Funeral services for Sharon Kay Stowe, 64, Lawrence, will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Stowe died Thursday, June 7, 2018, at her home.

She was born September 25, 1953, in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Glenn E. and Shirley Ann Degan Rosebrough.

Mrs. Stowe was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and researching genealogy.   She was awarded the Pioneer Award for her work in the study of genealogy. She also loved animals, collecting Mickey Mouse memorabilia, horses, and westerns.

She married Glenn L. Stowe, June 20, 1977, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include three children, Mekell R. Stowe and fiancé Ed Butler of Lawrence, Amy Lynn Benjamin and husband Jason of Lawrence, Casey Ann Vigil and husband Damon of Lawrence; brother, Glenn “Eddie” Rosebrough of Lawrence; grandchildren, Mackenzie Adams, Jordan Benjamin, Cody Benjamin, Jaden Battelle, Colton Smith, Kylie Smith, Maeva Vigil; great grandchildren, Kailor Benjamin and Cannon Weeks.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Anita Marie Cannon.

Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 5:00–7:00 p.m. Tuesday.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Operation Wildlife, sent in care of the funeral home.

 

Messages & Condolences

From Jerry & Diana Cunningham...

We were saddened to hear of Sharon’s passing. Please know that all of her family are in our thoughts and prayers.

From Charles Transue...

So sorry o hear this.

From Linda Torkelson...

Amy, Casey and families, I’m so sorry for your loss. My sympathies are with you at this difficult time.

From Mary Jane Church...

We are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the family.
Orville and Mary Jane Church

From Brandi...

Glenn, Mekell, Amy, Casey and the rest of the family-
I am so very sorry for your loss. Words cannot begin to describe how you all are feeling right now. I truly am sorry.
Thoughts and prayers to you all.
Brandi McNish and Family

From Mary lincoln...

Sharon was always an important and special person to me from childhood to adulthood. Always in my thoughts even though miles away. It’s hard to believe. She was always very loving and caring!! And fun to be with.
Love and prayers to the family.
Memories are forever!!

From Richard and Debbie...

We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family. May God comfort you at this time.

From Sarah...

Glenn, Mekell, Amy, Casey and all the grandchildren–

I have so many wonderful memories of time spent with your family when we were pretty much just kids, and up through the years to have our own children play together. Vivian still remembers the silly string and hay-rides at the Stowe’s Halloween.

Sharon was one of a kind. So funny, sharp in her observations and illustrative with her words. I have thought of her regularly all these years, laughing to myself about what I thought she might say about this-or-that. It was a real treat to know her.

We are all so sorry for your loss.

Rest in peace, Sharon, and say hi to Buddy and Ritchie for me.

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