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Ann Elizabeth Sharon

June 20, 1925 - Aug. 26, 2014

Ann Elizabeth Sharon, a 34-year resident of Tuolumne County, passed away on Aug. 26, 2014, at the Avalon Care Center in Sonora. She was 89 years old.

Ann was born on June 20, 1925. On June 18, 1947, Ann married Hall Sharon at the Brooksville Christian Church in Brooksville, Ky. In 1990, she suffered a massive stroke and had to relearn to walk, talk, read and write. She was loved by everyone and will be missed. She always loved the Lord and now she is in the eternal care of Jesus.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Hall Sharon; and her son, Dennis Sharon.

She is survived by her son, Steve Sharon.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8 with a memorial service following at 1 p.m. at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home, 225 E. Rose St., Sonora.

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KUNZ - A celebration of life and potluck for Mary "Elaine" Kunz, 87, of Sonora, who died Aug. 18 at her home, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at 10776 Joaquin Morris Road in Sonora.