Sharon J. Pierson
Date of Birth: November 26, 1940
Date of Death: July 21, 2019
July 25, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Henry-Lange Memorial Home Lewistown
July 25, 2019 - 2:30 PM - Graveside Conner Cemetery
Lewistown- Sharon J. Pierson, 78, of Lewistown passed away Sunday July 21, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born November 26, 1940 at Cuba the daughter of Nelson and Audrey (Martin) Swearingen. She married Frank Pierson at Lewistown. He died April 25, 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a special friend Evelyn Hines. Surviving are four children, Edward L. Pierson of Lewistown, Jeffrey A. Pierson of Canton, Dennis E. (Lara) Pierson of South Bend, IN; and Suzie (Lee) Emken of St. David, eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren and a dear friend Mary Lou Belless.
Sharon was a homemaker and had worked at Casey’s and the former Day & Palin for many years. Sharon had many cleaning jobs over the years for both business and residential customers. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sharon also enjoyed activities at Spoon River Towers, helping with the Lunch with Friends Program, playing games and watching game shows on TV. Sharon was a member of the Royal Neighbors and had been a former Boy Scout Leader. She had been on a bowling league for several years.
A graveside service will be held at 2:30 PM Thursday at Conner Cemetery at rural Lewistown with Reverend Monroe Bailey officiating. Visitation will be held from noon until 2 PM Thursday at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with funeral arrangements. To view Sharon’s life tribute video or to send online condolences visit henrylange.com.
From: MaryLou Belless Jul 22 2019 11:44AM Fly high my friend--I miss you so so much all ready--Love to each of you--I am available for hugs PRN From: Barbara Nelson (Davidson) Jul 22 2019 1:05PM To your children and grandchildren. I was a cousin of Sharon. My sister Annabelle had just told me a little bit about Sharon and being in the hospital. I have fewer and fewer cousins left. I sincerely want to express my sympathies to all of you. She was your mother, grandmother, she was my cousin. Cousin is family and you will all be in my thoughts as you all go through the grieving for your loss. From: Dana Ford Jul 22 2019 3:24PM So sorry for your loss. Sharon was a great Mother and person. Hard working. My deepest sympathy to the family. May you be comforted with your memories. From: Lorenda Spilker Jul 23 2019 10:54AM To Sharon's family: She was an wonderful person and friend. Always smiling and loved to talk to everyone. She will be greatly missed. Our deepest condolences Lorenda and Alvin Spilker. From: Janeile Bainter Jul 23 2019 4:01PM I am so very sorry to hear of her passing .... I had the privilege of working with Sharon . She was one of a kind ... she will be missed by all who knew her From: Janeile Bainter Jul 23 2019 4:01PM I am so very sorry to hear of her passing .... I had the privilege of working with Sharon . She was one of a kind ... she will be missed by all who knew her From: Pat Ingalls Jul 23 2019 8:56PM Sharon, I am going to miss our night visits and all the our TV shows. I sure enjoyed your sense of humor and all the fun talks we use to have. I miss you and will never forget you. Rest in peace, my friend.Pat From: The Belless Boys Jul 23 2019 11:36PM Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. We all have a lifetime of memories with Sharon and especially Rooster. We know we were onry but we all 3 had the uimost respect for you. Sorry you had to finally hear about our train rides but--Boys will be Boys. Rest easy, Sharon we will remember you and I know the kids have more and better memories of life with you to help them thru this hard time---John---Wayne abd Kirk Belless From: Cindy Levingston Jul 24 2019 2:42PM So sorry to hear of Sharon's passing. Evelyn Hines and Sharon and I we laughed and cried and talked so much together at Spoon River Towers. R.I.P. Evelyn and Sharon God bless you both From: rick henderson Aug 1 2019 4:03PM So sorry for loss of your mother the world won't be the same without her and Odie around sorry to u all Ed rooster Suzi Jeff rick From: rick henderson Aug 1 2019 4:03PM So sorry for loss of your mother the world won't be the same without her and Odie around sorry to u all Ed rooster Suzi Jeff rick From: rick henderson Aug 1 2019 4:03PM So sorry for loss of your mother the world won't be the same without her and Odie around sorry to u all Ed rooster Suzi Jeff rick From: Cary Miller Aug 2 2019 7:27PM Jeff and Dennis. I was sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Please accept my condolences