SHARON ELAINE (JONES) MANN, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2017 in Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas, surrounded by family. Sharon was born on August 12, 1941, in Jasper, Arkansas, the daughter of Lee Otis Jones and Edna Lorene (Spencer) Jones.
Sharon was a member of the United Methodist Church in Jasper, Arkansas. She was also a member of the Eastern Star of which she was very proud. Sharon was a member of the American Health Information Association and worked in the hospital field for many years becoming the Assistant Administrator of the Eureka Springs Hospital, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. As a child, Sharon was a member of the choir in her church and often played the piano for church.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Donald L. Mann, of the home and one daughter, Rebecca Lynn Hickey and husband, Joe, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri; two granddaughters, Jacquelyn Hickey of the home and Kendra McDonnold and husband, Sean, of Lafayette, Louisiana; five great grandsons; two sisters, Elinor K. Newman and husband, Clay, of Cassville, Missouri and Luwana S. Trumble of Omaha, Nebraska; three sisters-in-law, Sue Youngblood and husband, Gary, of Berryville, Elaine Mann of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Sherry Mann of Berryville; three brothers-in-law, Danny Mann and wife, Ilene, of Cassville, Ben C. Hall of Cozahome, Arkansas, and Robert Stevenson of Harrison, and numerous nieces and nephews of whom she was very proud.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Claude Riggs, Jr., of Overland Park, Kansas, and Guy Jones of Jasper, Arkansas; three sisters, Barbara A. Stevenson of Harrison, Arkansas, Jo Lena Hall (Suzi) also of Harrison, and Betty L. Webb of Berryville; one brother in law, Mike Mann of Blue Eye, one niece and two nephews.
Visitation was at 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, Berryville, Arkansas. Funeral service was at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 4, 2017, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, Berryville, Arkansas with Pastor Andy Meeks and Pastor Wayne Writer officiating. Interment followed the service in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery, Berryville, Arkansas under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church, 400 Clark Street, Jasper, Arkansas 72641 or to the Jasper Cemetery, PO Box 736, Jasper, Arkansas 72641 Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.