KINGS MOUNTAIN - Sharon Wages Connor was born in Chicago in 1942. Sharon was the first born child of Alice Vanderville Wages and William Byrd Wages. Sharon grew up in the Atlanta area and graduated from Winder High School and later the Grady Hospital School of Nursing. Sharon worked as an RN over the course of her 40 year professional career. Sharon was dedicated to compassionate care for all in her keep. Sharon was surrounded by those who loved her dearly at her time of death. If love, truth, and compassion be the food of our lives, then Sharon would let none hunger.
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Sharon is survived by husband John; two sons, Forrest and wife Kelly and Ben and wife Beth; grandchildren, Luke, Emily and Caleb; and brother, Billy and wife Beverly, and children Misty, Brince and Robin. Sharon is also survived by her mutually adopted sister, Priscilla Thompson McGee and husband Larry, and daughters, Allison and Amara.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church
Officiated by: Pastor Marty Ramey and the Rev. John Futterer
Funeral home: Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain, is handling the arrangements.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, may be made to Advent Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 2125 Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Guest register: www.harrisfunerals.com
Published in Shelby Star on Apr. 23, 2014