Sharon Sullivan

Sharon (Poke) Rowley Sullivan, 66, of Beverly, Ohio, formerly of Williamstown, passed away Feb. 25, 2013, at her home.

She was born Sept. 27, 1946, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late George W. and Maxine Willis Rowley.

Sharon was a 1964 graduate of Williamstown High School and member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. She was a beautician having worked at the Merchant of Venus and Hair Fazes, and owned her own shop, Height of Fashion. She was a former employee of Photo 1 and Century 21 as a real estate agent. Sharon enjoyed shopping, toll painting and traveling.

Surviving is her fiance and the love of her life, Don Reynolds; her daughter, Mendi (Stephen) Gardner of Grafton, W.Va.; one sister, Regina (Mike) Roush of Waverly; a nephew, Andy (Theresa) Roush of Bridgeport; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Roger Rowley.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 Fifth St., Parkersburg. Pastor Chad Mugrage will officiate and burial will follow at Willow Island Cemetery. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. today and one hour prior to service Thursday.

Memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the American Heart Association.

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