A graveside service for Sharon will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Sugar Grove Cemetery in rural Newton.
Sharon Kay Anthony was born on May 11, 1946, in Tekamah, Nebraska to Oren Albert and Elizabeth Eva (Shafer) Knight. She passed away in Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 16, 2018, at the age of 72, with her family at her bedside.
Sharon was raised in Omaha, Nebraska and was a 1964 graduate of Benon High School. Following graduation she attended cosmetology school.
On September 4, 1965, she married Bob Anthony. With Bob enlisted in the military, Sharon found work in the restaurant business.
At the early age of 13 she attended a Billy Graham Crusade and at that time accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior. She had a passion for bringing others to the Lord.
Sharon worked at the Mail Box Ministry for Go Ye Village and the Women’s Prison Ministry.
She enjoyed visiting with people and had a knack of making them feel comfortable by listening to them.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Oren and Elizabeth Knight; and brother, Oren Knight Jr. And his wife Alice.
She is survived by her loving husband Bob, of the home; two children, Libby Anthony and Nick Anthony both also of the home; a sister Pat Moroney and husband Roger of Omaha, Nebraska; and sister in law, Kim Roode and John of Omaha, Nebraska; as well a many other friends and loved ones.