Sharon Kay Scotten

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Sharon Kay Scotten, 71, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Monday, July 11, 2016, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, in Nevada. Sharon was born on Feb. 14, 1945, in Nevada, to Joseph Harold and Geneva (Belcher) Rabon. She was united in marriage to Dwight D. Scotten on Aug. 6, 1977, in Nevada, and he survives of the home.

Sharon attended Nevada schools and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1963. While in high school she was employed as an assistant at the high school and public libraries. Following high school she worked as a bookkeeper at the Nevada State Hospital. Sharon had a love for music and was the director of the choir for the hospital, playing both the piano and the organ. While working there she was awarded "The Employee of the Year." Sharon was an avid sports fan. She loved baseball and football, and was a devoted fan of both the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals.

In addition to her husband, Dwight, she is survived by one sister, JoAnne Banta (Steve), Springfield, Mo.; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 14, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with Pastor David Crook officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service.

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