Sharon L. Elkins, 60, of Springfield died at 6:19 pm, Sunday, September 26, 2010 at her residence. She was born November 14, 1949 in Granite City, IL to Robert and Marie Hart Young. She is survived by her sons, Alexis (Jennifer) Elkins of Sherman, IL and George (Rachel) Elkins of Granite City, IL; one grandson Jeremy and another on the way; two sisters Susan Hazlewood of Bowling Green, KY, and Sandy (Kenneth) Boroweic of Springfield; her kitty Spice Girl, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband George Elkins.
Sharon attended Living Water Church. She was a bargain shopper, collected teddy bears, bookmarks and enjoyed listening to music and taking fast rides in her car. A resident of Springfield for the past twelve years, formerly of Granite City, Sharon worked as a CNA for many years at several nursing homes. In 1998 she became a RN, and worked at Memorial Medical Center and Lewis Memorial Christian Village.
Visitation: 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, September 29, 2010, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 29, 2010, at Staab Funeral Home. Dr. Robert Armstrong, Pastor of Living Water Church, officiating.
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