6/18/1943 – 11/20/2022
Born in Lawrence, Kansas; died in Kansas City, Kansas
Sharon K. McNish, 79 of Kansas City, Kansas (formerly of Lawrence, Kansas) passed away on Sunday, November 20th, 2022 at home with her family by her side.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert W. And Erma Conner Payne, Sister Mary Worley and Brother Michael Payne. She leaves behind her husband of 63 years Roy McNish Sr., Daughter Bonnie Gauna (Manuel), Son Roy Jr. (Ann), Son Monty (Nicole), all of Kansas City, Kansas and Son Robert of Tulsa, Oklahoma. 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Brother Robert Payne (Sonjia), Sister-in-law Mary Payne, both of Lawrence, Kansas, and Sister Roberta Moore (Michael) of De Soto, Kansas. She leaves many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 at 2 pm at Olathe Church of God Holiness, 616 South Grant Street, Olathe, Kansas 66061.
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