Sharon Ruth Sickles, 76, of Early, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

A memorial service for Sharon will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2 at Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel with Marcus Nettleton officiating. Private interment will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

Sharon was born to Charles and Grace (Jestis) Phegley on Sept. 4, 1942, in Decatur, Illinois. She enjoyed fishing with her daughter and grandkids when they were younger. Sharon loved to socialize and play Bingo. Her family will most remember and cherish her for her love of her three “C’s”: cats, children, and the Chicago Cubs.

Sharon is survived by her two grandchildren, Jake Porter and wife Kessa of Goldthwaite, Jessica Toney and wife Amanda of Odessa; three great-grandchildren, Bailey, Colton, and Haley; stepdaughter, Dixie Sickles; sister, Betty Hill of Decatur, Illinois; and brother, Charles Phegley of Decatur, Illinois. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Grace Phegley; two daughters, Jeri Lynn Jewell and Lisa Haley; brother, Dean Phegley; and sister, Norma Campbell.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Solaris Hospice (413 Center Ave. Brownwood, Texas 76801). Online condolences for the family are welcome at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com.