CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Sharon D. Lashbrook, 67, of Camp Point, died at 3:20 a.m. Monday (July 29, 2013) at Barnes -Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Dec. 29, 1945, in Avon, Sharon was a daughter of Curtis W. and Mary M. Williamson Strode. She married Abe Lashbrook on Aug. 23, 1975, in Canton, Ill. He survives. Mrs. Lashbrook started her elementary teaching career at Hewlett Grade School and later taught at Canton (Ill.), Southeastern and Central High Middle School in Camp Point. She retired in 2003. Sharon received her master's degree in elementary education from Western Illinois University in Macomb. She was a very active member of the Camp Point United Methodist Church. Despite her busy schedule, Sharon was an avid gardener, quilter and a community volunteer. She donated many of her hours to help the local/regional communities and touched many hearts and lives with her never ending generosity. She sowed many a seed (literally and figuratively) in the soil and in many hearts. She would tend and nurture the seedlings and reap a bountiful harvest that came in the forms of diplomas, good deeds and Christian fellowship. Her seeds of love will be shared from generation to generation and will continue to produce a bountiful harvest for families and communities to share and enjoy. Survivors in addition to her husband are two daughters, Andrea Dee Lashbrook of Morrison, and Amanda Akers (Lee) of Camp Point; and one brother, Curt Strode (Mary) of Marietta. She was preceded in death by her parents and a niece, Rachel Marie Hamilton. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Friday in the Camp Point United Methodist Church by the Rev. Joe Tomich. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Camp Point. VISITATION: 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Camp Point United Methodist Church. MEMORIALS: Camp Point United Methodist Church, the
in St. Louis, or the Central Middle School Habitat Club. ARRANGEMENTS: Lummis-Hamilton Funeral Home, Camp Point
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from July 31 to Aug. 2, 2013