Sharron Ruth Harris
The visitation and service for Sharron Ruth Harris, 71, Eudora, KS, will begin at 3 p.m. for the visitation and 4 p.m. for the service on February 11, 2023, at Eudora Baptist Church in Eudora. After a few days of being diagnosed with cancer, Sharron passed away in her home on Thursday, January 19, 2023, surrounded by her 3 daughters.
Sharron was born on August 19, 1951, in Altus, Arkansas the daughter of Claude and Ruth Yother. She graduated from Eudora High School in 1969 and lived in Eudora the remainder of her life.
She was an EMT, the first director and one of the founding members of Eudora EMS. She was also involved in the Eudora Township Fire Department and was on the board. In 1993 she was named First Responder of the year. She maintained a sincere desire to help and serve her community. She graduated with honors from Concord Career Institute as a Medical Assistant and worked for the Women’s Healthcare Group for many years.
She enjoyed gardening, crafting, and attending church small groups. She was a faithful prayer warrior for family and friends. She was an amazing mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend and she touched the lives of so many people.
She was an active member of Eudora Baptist Church in Eudora KS. She enjoyed serving in the nursery, hospitality team, and VBS to name a few. She also volunteered for Builders for Christ.
Sharron was married to James D. Harris for 29 years and had a stepson, Steven Harris – Edmund, OK
She is survived by her beloved daughters, Amanda Harris-Filbert & her husband Brad – Jacksonville, FL, Jerri Harris – Eudora, KS, and Candace Harris – Eudora KS, Her sister, Rebecca Shockley & her husband Danny, Eudora KS; Her nephews – David Shockley, Eudora, KS & Jeremy Shockley, Crestview, FL and 10 wonderful grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her mother Ruth Yother and father Claude Yother
The family suggests memorials in Sharron’s honor go to the Eudora Baptist Church and to be donated to the church mission fund. Please send all donations in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
For more information or to post a condolence go to warrenmcelwain.com.