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     Sharon Kay Maynard, age 59, of Carthage, Missouri passed at her home, Monday August 3, 2015, after a year long battle with cancer.

     Sharon was born, January 23, 1956 in Lafayette, Indiana to Carl Bradley Adams and Nella Mae (Wilson) Adams.  After graduating from Monticello, Indiana High School in 1974, she attended Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri.  On March 20, 1976 she married Rick Maynard in Monticello, Indiana and together they raised their twin sons.

     Sharon had worked as a real estate agent for Charles Burt Realty for over 10 years and had worked at the Carthage High School as a secretary for the principal for 23 years.  She was active for many years in the BSF (Bible Study Fellowship), had gone to Willow Crest in Miami, Oklahoma nearly every Friday night for over 10 years to minister to the children; had made at least ten mission trips to Mexico with Way Of The Cross Ministries, and was a Worship Leader at Grace Pointe Assembly of God for many years.  Sharon was also the first place winner of the Indiana Teen Talent singing contest in high school.

     Sharon leaves behind her husband Rick of 39 years; two sons and their wives, Shane and Anna Maynard and Shawn and Shanna Maynard all of Fort Wayne, Indiana; her father, Carl Adams of Fort Wayne, Indiana; three brothers and their wives, Gary and Dot Adams, of Delphi, Indiana, Carl “Yog” and Elizabeth Adams, of New Paris, Indiana and Rob and Becky Adams, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; five grandchildren, Jessica, Alexis, Claudia, Cody, and Cierra; and one great granddaughter, Ayana.

     Preceding her in death were her mother Nella, and twin siblings that died at birth.

     Funeral Service will be 10:00 am Friday, August 7, 2015 at Grace Pointe Assembly of God Church, Carthage, with burial to follow at Jasper Cemetery, southeast of Carthage.

     The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday at the church.

     Contributions are suggested to Assemblies of God Bible Alliance-Fire Bibles, in care of Daniel Funeral Home.

 

Comments  

#15 Monticello, INLaura Robinson 2016-01-14 16:10
Condolences from the Twin Lakes Class of 1974, Monticello, IN. We were very saddened to learn of our classmates passing.
#14 Columbia, MOPhil Lewis 2015-08-10 08:18
Rick,
I was heartbroken to hear of you losing your wife, the mother of your children, and your dearest friend. I have so many fond memories of Sharon working with us in the principal's office. She always had a smile for me, a cute story, and was a gifted singer. You, Shane and Shawn are in my thoughts and prayers.

Phil Lewis
#13 Joplin and Carthage, MOKaren Hatfield 2015-08-10 00:40
Dear Rick and family. Please know how very saddened and sorry I am to hear about Sharon. Will be praying for all of you. Peace in the Lord, Karen Hatfield
#12 Jasper, MOJohn and Darlene Sherrel 2015-08-08 08:53
Rick and all of Sharon's family - We are so sorry to learn of Sharon's passing. Sharon left this world of pain and suffering for a beautiful home in heaven with her Savior. We can only imagine that beautiful home, but someday we will be there with all our loved ones who have made that journey.

May God bless and comfort you all at this most difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
#11 Dick and Della Koeshall 2015-08-07 08:33
Rick, we are so sorry to hear of Sharon's passing but know she has finished the Race set before her. May the Peace of God be your strength today and in the days ahead. Lifting you and your family in prayer! God Bless You!
Dick and Della Koeshall
#10 Michelle and Dick Brust 2015-08-06 19:05
So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful sweet woman of God who will be greatly missed. Hugs and prayers to the family. Heaven received a wonderful gift.
#9 Lamar, Mo.Larry Beatty 2015-08-06 16:34
Very sorry for your families loss.
#8 knoxville tnDoris McConnell 2015-08-06 07:33
So sorry to my family ... I know I haven't seen many of you in years ... But, family is family, and want you to know my heart hurts for you all .. Sharon must have been an amazing WOMEN, full of Gods love, grace, and care... I pray for peace for all .. I love each and everyone of you ...
#7 Woodland Park, ColoradoGreg and Martha Unruh 2015-08-06 06:44
We are so sorry to hear about Sharon. You will be in our thoughts and sending you prayers for strength and comfort.
#6 Lake Ozark, MORhonda Lettow 2015-08-06 06:34
Dear Maynard Family,
When I think of Sharon and your family, I think of a sweet and gentle spirit! Even years ago when the twins spent time with our kids and the youth group, the memories are of a precious family who are loving and supportive and encouraging.
My heart breaks at your loss and I pray the Comforter wraps His arms around you and holds you up...I know He will and does.
Please also know that there are MANY who are praying and who care...even beyond the large support system of family and church and close friends. You are much loved! Blessings!

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