Sharon M. Elder, 61, of Chillicothe, died unexpectedly at 9:24 p.m. Dec. 20, 2015, at the Adena Regional Medical Center.
She was born April 17, 1954, in Ross County, to the late Richard “Dick” Park and Phyllis Virgin Park Ely.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her step-father, who raised her, Bernard Ely; and a step-daughter, Marlene Elder.
Sharon is survived by her husband, Charles Elder of Chillicothe; her daughters, Carrie (Mike) Elder and Lisa Vandemark (Tim) Moore, all of Kingston; step-son, Brian (Jamie) Elder of Chillicothe; step-daughter, Gloria (Mike) O’Neill of Columbus; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Keith (Edith) Park of Clarksburg; a step-brother, John (Lisa) Ely; and her special canine friend, “Angel.”
Sharon was a member of Yellowbud Church of Christ.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, at the Haller Funeral Home, Chillicothe, with Pastor Ray Skaggs officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Haller’s.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal