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Sharon Kay Morse

June 24, 1947 — February 13, 2018

Carterville- Sharon Kay Morse, age 70, of Carterville, passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Helia Healthcare of Energy. Sharon was born in Herrin on June 22, 1947, the daughter of Henry and Venita (Hammontree) Moss. She married her high school sweetheart, Steve Franklin Morse, in May of 1966. He survives in Carterville. Sharon was most importantly a mother and homemaker. Her parents owned and operated Moss Grocery Store in Cambria, where she often worked.  She also worked at Sears for many years. She dearly loved her children and her grandchildren were the light of her life.  Her September family reunion parties, which she put great work into, will be missed. Survivors include her husband- Steve Morse of Carterville Daughter Stephanie Melinda Morse of Carterville Daughter- Melissa Lee Ann Morse and fiancé Michael Lambert and son Sidney of Carterville Son- Daryl Bradley and Megan Morse of Carterville Three Grandchildren- Bryar, Eli, and Aidan Morse all of Carterville Brother- Bruce Moss of Herrin Nephew- Mark Moss of Herrin Niece- Amelia Kolkmeyer of Colorado Great Niece and Great Nephew- Madison and Michael Moss Sister-in-law- Teresa and Bert Jones of Herrin Brother-in-law- Jerry and Sherry Morse of Herrin Brother-in-law- Larry and Brenda Morse of Murphysboro Brother-in-law- Robert Morse and fiancé Melody Beers of Cambria Best Friends- Paula Tutkus and LaDonna Carney Her wish was to be cremated.  The family will hold memorial services at 5:00pm on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the home of Steve and Sharon Morse (3053 Vermont Road in Carterville, IL 62918) to celebrate her life. Food will be provided, however, you may bring a dish to share if you choose. Memorial arrangements were made at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. For those who wish to make a memorial donation, it would be Sharon’s wish to pay it forward with a good deed or do something special for your children or grandchildren.  
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Sunday, February 18, 2018

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Home of Steve and Sharon Morse

3053 Vermont Rd, Carterville, IL 62918

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