Sharon Maxine Sutcliffe

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Sharon Maxine Sutcliffe, 77, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Joplin Health and Rehabilitation Center following a brief illness. Sharon was born Jan. 27, 1942, in Nevada, to Murl W. and Lois Mae (Bryan) Boyd. She was united in marriage to Milo Sutcliffe on April 7, 1975, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death on June 28, 2006.

Sharon grew up in Nevada and attended Nevada High School. She worked as a Developmental Assistant at Nevada State Hospital for 11 years. She also worked at Thorco in Lamar, and at Nellie Don in Nevada for a time. Sharon enjoyed antiquing, going to Flea Markets and Casinos, flower gardening, and being with her family. She attended Christ’s Church in Nevada.

She is survived by her children, Andy Sutcliffe (Barbara), Hermitage, Mo., Marck Jackson (Anna), Nevada, Julie B. Gray (Jack), Nevada, Jimmy Sutcliff (Laurie), Springfield, Mo., and Sara Mae Nelson (Sean), Joplin, Mo.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Moore, Nevada; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Milo, she was preceded in death by three daughters, Chris Stalheber, Barbara Stewart, and Libby Pyor; an infant son, Mark D. Sutcliffe; and two brothers, Randy Boyd and Ricky Boyd.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Robert Fox officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested in her memory to “Autism Speaks” in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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