Archive for Thursday, May 29, 2003

Sharon R. Shoemaker Nellis


May 29, 2003

Services for Sharon Rose Shoemaker Nellis, 60, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Lawrence Catholic Center. She was cremated.

Mrs. Nellis died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

She was born May 12, 1943, in Lawrence, the daughter of Cecil Shoemaker and Ruth Shoemaker Carlson.

Mrs. Nellis was a 1961 graduate of Lawrence High School and was a member of 4-H. She was a certified nursing assistant who specialized in home health care. She was a member of the Clinton Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a son, Nicholas Vaughan, Lawrence; and a sister, Beverly Roberts, Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials to the Sharon Nellis Memorial, sent in care of Moore Martin Law Firm, Farm Credit Bank Building, 245 N. Waco St., Suite 405A, Wichita 67202.

Online condolences may be sent to

Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence is in charge of arrangements.

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