|Sharon L. Barnum, age 77, of Oak Run, Dahinda, Illinois died at 9:07 P.M. on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg, Illinois.
She was born on February 17, 1935 in Paterson, New Jersey the daughter of Myron and Hazel Hillier Burkhard. She was raised and educated in Ridgewood, New Jersey and attended the University of Colorado and Queens College. She married William A. Barnum on April 20, 1957 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. He survives of Oak Run, Dahinda, Illinois.
Also surviving is a daughter: Suzanne (Mike) Duni of Cornelius, North Carolina. Two sons: Scott (Janet) Barnum of Knoxville, Illinois and Kenneth (Laurie) Barnum of Springfield, Illinois. Six Grandchildren: Daniel and David Duni; Kristi, Steven, Amy and Richard Barnum. She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Michael Duni.
She was a homemaker.
She was an active member of Maxey Chapel United Methodist Church, Bridge Club, and Over-the-Hill Monday breakfast group.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville. Rev. Russell Collister is officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes, Knoxville, Illinois. Memorials may be made to Maxey Chapel, United Methodist Church or Knox County Humane Society. On-line condolences or sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.