In Memory of

Sharon Fox

Full Name: Sharon N. Fox
Date of Birth: May 24, 1938
Date of Death: November 15, 2018

Service Information:
A Private Family Burial at Hyatt Cemetery

Cuba, Illinois; Sharon Naomi Fox, 80, of Wee-Ma-Tuk , passed away at 9:35 PM November 15, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born May 24, 1938 in Streator, IL, to the late Lemuel R. Rees Sr. and Florence Naomi (Offord) Rees.

She married James L. Fox on October 14, 1964 in Peoria, Illinois.

Sharon graduated from Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. After raising her family, she went back to work and retired after 15 years of service as a nurse at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois.
She loved playing the piano, writing a book on family genealogy, sewing, cooking, traveling, visiting historic homes of our late presidents, baking, and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Cuba United Methodist Church, a life member of the National DAR, a Sunday School Teacher, a Cub Scout and Girl Scout Leader, 4-H Leader, and PTA member where she served as the president for two years. Her greatest joy in life was being a wife, mother, and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, James L. Fox of Wee-Ma-Tuk; one son, James Russell (Leigh Ann) Fox of Edwards; two daughters, Amy Lyn Fox of Mt. Vernon, Ind., and Kathleen "Kady" Rose Trier of East Peoria; four grandchildren, James Dillon Fox, Emily Elizabeth Trier, Madison Rose Trier, and Sophia Katherine Dupent, she also has two brothers and one sister who live in the Grand Ridge area.

A private family service and burial was held in the Hyatt Cemetery at Wee-Ma-Tuk. Memorial contributions can be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be made at

From: Jim Maynard/Dee MaynardNov 19 2018 8:35AM
We were very sorry to hear about Sharon. We just  read about her passing today. So very sorry. She was a super lady. Prayers for her and the family during this difficult time.
From: don edwardsNov 19 2018 11:56AM
Sorry to read about your wife. I did not know her but  you came to my barber shop and I always enjoyed  visiting with you. I will Keep you in my prays  Don
From: gina wagner treadwayNov 19 2018 12:44PM
so very sorry for your loss Loved seeing that smiling face every morning  She is missed by all of us at the clayberg  sending hugs and prayers
From: BrendaNov 19 2018 2:28PM
Ron/Brenda wish to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family.  We enjoyed meeting Sharon at Clayberg.
From: Kathie & Rich HamiltonNov 19 2018 3:39PM
Jim and family, so sorry for your and our loss. Sharon always set in front of me in Church.  We have been so lucky to know her and you and the family.  Have a lot of great memories of the kids growing up and you both helping in the celebration of our houses one hundred birthday.
God Bless
From: Gary PhillipsNov 19 2018 7:42PM
Jim, Children & Grandchildren, So very sorry to hear of Sharon's passing. She was a wonderful lady. We are thinking of you all as you mourn her loss. Prayers for you and your family.
From: janeNov 20 2018 12:47AM
your mom was a great friend-i loved visiting with her in her lovely home-she inspired me to be a better seamstress— she gave me lots of clothing for my school musicals-she gave our grandson her time and some of jimmy’s legos-she will be missed
From: Sandy TourtillottNov 20 2018 8:58AM
Jim and Family,  So sorry to hear about Sharon.  She was a great lady and we spent many nice times together.  She will be missed
From: Tammie Beck Nov 20 2018 5:19PM
So sorry for your loss.Your mom was a sweet woman.
From: Larry LampsonNov 20 2018 7:20PM
So sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing; she was a good friend and a fine person, always uplifting.
From: Dena BevardNov 20 2018 11:16PM
Jim, children, and grandchildren. Sending condolences and deepest sympathies to you all. Sharon was a true friend of everyone and a very great lady. May God give you peace and comfort today, tomorrow and forever. I was so blessed to have known Sharon and the whole Fox family. I spent many afternoons doing Sharon's hair and enjoying our visits. She will be missed by us all. May God bless you and keep you!
From: Howard (Danny) SoperNov 30 2018 11:39PM
To Jim and all of the family: I barely knew Sharon, but still she was a very good mother, grandmother-she was a good leader in 4-H as much as I knew of her-I extend God's blessings upon all of you at this time of loss. Danny Soper.

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