Sharon Kay Wade, 74, passed away November 9, 2013. A funeral service will be held Thursday, November 14th at 10:00 AM at Bible Baptist Church, 426 Emerson Ave., Bonner Springs, KS 66012. Memorial donations may be made to Victory Baptist Church, 1302 West St., Tonganoxie, KS 66086.
Sharon was born July 25, 1939 in Concordia, KS to Melvin and Pearl Beers. She lived in Concordia, KS, Topeka, KS and the Kansas City area. She graduated from Concordia High School and earned her cosmetology license from the Hays Cosmetology School in 1959. In 1960, Sharon married Lowell Austin. Together, Lowell and Sharon had 3 children. They were married for 30 years when Lowell passed in 1991. In 1996, Sharon married Burton "Burt" Wade. They are members of the Victory Baptist Church in Tonganoxie. Sharon loved quilting and sewing for her grandchildren as well as gardening and watching the birds and hummingbirds at the baths and feeders she had in her yard. She also loved watching sports with Burt especially the KU Jayhawks and the KC T-Bones.
Sharon is preceded in death by her parents, Melvin and Pearl Beers; her 1st husband, Lowell Austin; a sister, Florence Coreless and brother Leroy Beers. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 17 years, Burt Wade; son, Richard (Denise) Austin; daughters, Sandra (Ed) Fuller and Kristina (Brian) Chiles; step-son, Eric (DeRecia) Wade; step-daughters, Sharon Haussler and Denise (Brent) Eighmey; 9 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Fond memories and condolences may be left online for the family at www.chapelhill-butler.com
as the funeral arrangements are under the direction of Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., KCKS, 66102.