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Sharon Kay Baltzell, 67, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:30 P.M. September 19, 2017 at her residence. She was born June 15, 1950 in Mount Vernon, Illinois, the daughter Keith & Maxine (Brookman) Latta. Sharon married Everett Baltzell on June 29, 1996.
Sharon is survived by her husband, Everett Baltzell of Mount Vernon, Illinois; daughter, Kimberly Hails of Aviston, Illinois and financè, Corey Carter of Saint Louis, Missouri; son, Kent Hails and wife, Elizabeth of Belle Rive, Illinois; step-son, Michael Baltzell and wife, Jessie of OFallon, Illinois; grandchildren, Zoe Redman, Azriel Redman, and Eli Hails; step-grandchildren, Mariah Baltzell and Tyler Baltzell; sister, Shirley Breeze of Bluford, Illinois; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Sandy Jackson; and infant daughter, Kari Lee Hails.
Sharon was of the Baptist faith. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Sharon was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation: Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Graveside Service: Monday, September 25, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at Harmony Cemetery in rural Mount Vernon, Illinois with Pastor Steve Edwards officiating.
Memorials may be made in honor of Sharon to the family, in care of Shirley Breeze.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.
Published on September 20, 2017
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