Sharon Gillen

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Sharon M. Gillen
March 13, 1929 - July 8, 2015
Sharon M. (Hendry) Gillen, 86, passed away of natural causes on Wednesday evening, July 8, 2015. Sharon is a native of Nampa, Idaho where she lived the majority of her life. In 1951 Sharon married Walter James "Jim" Gillen, also a native of Nampa. Sharon and Jim were married 50 years prior to Jim's passing in 2000. She has three daughters, Terryl Gerany of Boise, Rhonda Gillen of Georgia, and LuAnne Reeves and her husband, Guy Reeves of Wisconsin. Sharon also has five grandchildren, Tyler Gerany, Alyssa Gerany, Alyson Gerany, LuCas Gillen Alleman, and Amanda Kay Reeves and two great grandchildren. Sharon is survived by her siblings, Sandra Humiston of Melba, LeeAudra Soderburg of Boise and Alan Hendry of Washington. She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents Garnette and Reese Hendry, and her brother Joseph Reese "Billie" Hendry, Jr. (Nampa). Sharon loved her girls, her flower gardens, sewing and friends and family. Her quiet sense of humor and beautiful spirit will be dearly missed. A celebration of her life will be held in early fall. More information will be published at that time. Arrangements are under the direction of the Nampa Funeral Home, Yraguen Chapel. An online guest book is available at

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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on July 12, 2015