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Afternoon Update


December 23, 2011

Sharon Kay Coonce

June 3, 1946 - Dec. 21, 2011

ANDERSON, Ind. — Sharon Kay (Friend) Coonce, 65, Anderson, passed away Dec. 21, 2011, at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis following an extended illness.

She was born on June 3, 1946, in New Castle, Ind., to Gerald and Clara (Craig) Friend.

She graduated from Madison Heights High School of Anderson. She spent her working life as a Home Health Care Professional in the Anderson area. She is survived by Stanley A. Coonce, spouse of 23 years; two daughters, Alice A.(husband, Mathew) Gustin of Anderson and Tina R. (husband, Michael) Dunn of Summitville; son-in-law Fred Stamm, of Florida Station; ; seven grandchildren, Ron Phipps,  Brittany Phipps, Aaaron Jones, all of Anderson; Destiny Flowers, of Ocala, Fla.; Meliena Stamm, Jonathan Jones, Cassie Marvel, all of Anderson; four great-grandchildren, Carlee Phipps, Brandyon Mayhugh, Danica Phipps, Layken Jones, all of Anderson; two brothers, William (wife, Sherry) Kendall, of Frankton and John (wife, Sue) Friend of Portland; a sister Luanne Kendall, of Anderson; a stepfather William A. Kendall, of Anderson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Geneva L. Stamm; grandson, Justin Jones; and stepmother Patricia Kendall.

Service will be held at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home of Lapel, at 2 p.m. Tuesday with William Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Lapel.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 North Main St., Lapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association.

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