Long before she was a beloved wife, mother, and friend she was the beautiful daughter of Hazel Hillegas and Shandy Stewart. Born on June 6, 1946 the youngest of 5 children Sharon was born and grew up in Lowry City Missouri. After graduating from Lowry City High in 1964 Sharon worked at Richards-Gebaur Air Reserve Station in Grandview Missouri. In 1982 she moved to Purdy Missouri and purchased the Monett Bowl which she owned and operated until 1984. Sharon’s head for business lead her to purchase the well-loved children’s clothing store, The Trunk, also in Monett. She loved the retail environment and enjoyed dressing the generations of children in the 31 years she owned the store. During this time, she continued to build her roots in the community as a President of the Monett Chamber of Commerce, participation in the annual Festival of Lights Celebrations, and was elemental in the building of the 1st State Bank Monett branch in the early 1990s alongside her husband Glen Garrett, which has since grown to 5 banking locations across southwest Missouri. Sharon sold the trunk in 2014 and turned her focus on a new business venture when she purchased The UPS store in Branson West. Sharon served on The Missouri Tourism Committee, President of the Precious Moments Club, and Served on the Monett Downtown Betterment Committee. When not enriching the community in which she lived she was often found rooting for the Kansas City Chief’s, bowling on a bowling league, vacationing with her husband and children, and enjoying her grandchildren’s sporting events.
Sharon was proceeded in death by her parents Shandy and Hazel Stewart as well as her siblings Kenneth Stewart, Norma Thompson, Imogene Thomason, and Shandy Stewart Jr.
Sharon is survived by her loving husband, Glen Garrett, Rick Scott and his wife Lisa, Jeff Scott and his wife Jessica. Grandchildren Shelby, Tyler, Hayden and Avery. Her children by marriage to Glen: Filip Garrett and his wife Debbie, Sara Garrett, John Garrett and his wife Vicki, and Ida Garrett. Grandchildren: Lisa Cookman, Filip Garrett, Addison Penn, Glen Garrett, Maria Penn, Kathrine Garrett, Great Grandchildren: Garrett and Nora Cockman.
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