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Sharon Johns

December 8, 1941 — July 4, 2015

Sharon Kay Johns, the daughter of Wayne Herschel and Uranuia May (O’Neil) Turner, was born on December 8, 1941 in Creston, Iowa. Sharon entered eternal rest on July 4, 2015 at the home of her daughter in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of seventy-three years, six months, and twenty-six days.
Prior to her marriage, Sharon worked as a waitress at the Chicken Inn and Bernings. She also provided babysitting and house cleaning in Creston. Sharon met David Max Johns and they were united in marriage on February 8, 1959. While their children were young, Sharon was a homemaker; then she worked for Purolator and Bunnomatic. Sharon and David lived in Texas for several years and returned to live in Creston in 1988. Sharon was a Dietary Aide at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston and retired from the hospital in 2006.
Together the couple spent time together at flea markets, watching stock car races, gardening, and camping.
Left to cherish Sharon’s memory are her children: Sterling (Lisa) Johns, Creston; Shelly Hanson, Des Moines, IA; and her step-daughter, Annette (Wolfgang) Brummel, Peru, IA; her grandchildren: Michael David Johns, Creston; Jennifer (Doug) Bird, Des Moines; Sonya (Jason) Clayton, Creston; Catherine (Kole) Young, Ankeny; Beau Brummel, Ankeny; Bailey Brummel, Peru; Jaryd (Jacquie) Merritt, Cromwell; and Janelle (Josh) Hamilton, Afton; her Great-Grandchildren: Paige Marxen; Chasity and Mason Clayton; Max, Rachael, and Ryan Johns, all of Creston; Presley and Asher Merritt of Cromwell; Katie and Cameron Hamilton of Afton; and Hunter Bird of Des Moines; her mother, Uranuia Turner, Creston; her brothers: Steve Turner, Las Vegas, NV; Denny (Marianne) Turner, Round Rock, TX; Kenneth (Lisa) Turner, Skidmore, MO; and Rodney (Ellen) Turner, Lincoln, NE; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Preceding Sharon in death was her husband, David, in 2014; her father; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Max and Sylvia Johns; her sisters-in-law: Becky Turner, Ellen Lang and Janice White; and her brother-in-law, Glen White. Sharons great-nephew, Matt White, died July 3, the day before Sharon.

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