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Sharon Lou Ellis

March 4, 1952 — August 19, 2022




KEOTA-Sharon Lou Furgason - Ellis, age 70, of Keota, died Friday, August 19, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

    Sharon was born March 4, 1952, in Rock Island, Illinois, to Junior W. and Joan M. Glasgow-Furgason.  She grew up in West Chester and attended Mid Prairie High School.  On June 6, 1979, she married Larry J. Ellis.  Sharon worked at McCleery Cumming in Washington for 27 years and Manor House Care Center in Sigourney for 11 years.  She enjoyed taking care of people.

    Survivors include her husband: Larry of Keota and siblings: Diane, Beverly, Patricia, Rodney, Anthony, Shirley and Karen; many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her mother and father.


    Celebration of Life will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the West Chester Heritage School.  Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Sharon and her family.  Tributes may be made at

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 24, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

West Chester Heritage School

508 Main Street, West Chester, IA 52359

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