Sharon Kay Chanove

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Sharon Kay Chanove, age 64, resident of Nevada, Mo., died Thursday, April 21, 2022, at her daughterís home, in Nevada. She was born Sept. 17, 1957, in Gillette, Wyo., the daughter of Laurence and Mary Rose Kaubich Petitt. She married Milton Leo Chanove Jr. on Sept. 28, 2002, in Nevada, Mo. Sharon enjoyed her coffee while reading the Bible. She enjoyed listening to the radio as well. Sharon was an excellent cook, her specialty being apple pie. She loved spending time with her family and traveling.

Survivors include her husband, Milton; two sons, Lauren Coffett and Marquis Henderson; four daughters, Bobbie McIntire, Wendy Hoss, Tammy Henderson, and Nicole Randall; three brothers, Chris, Edward, and Patrick Petitt; five sisters, Edith Zabriskie, Rose Ella Thomas, Toni Kidd, Sheila Barry, and Barbie Sweet; 29 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Henry, Larry, Billy, and Gerald Petitt; and two sisters, Hester Milks and Shirley Walker.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 26, at the Pine Street Baptist Church, in Nevada, Mo. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan. Memorials are suggested to the Sharon Chanove Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.

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