Sharon Maxine (Boyd) Sutcliffe

July 27, 1942 ~ August 22, 2019 (age 77)


     Sharon Maxine Sutcliffe, 77, Nevada, MO passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Joplin Health and Rehabilitation Center following a brief illness. Sharon was born January 27, 1942 in Nevada to Murl W. and Lois Mae (Bryan) Boyd.  She was united in marriage to Milo Sutcliffe on April 7, 1975 in Nevada and he preceded her in death on June 28, 2006.

     Sharon grew up in Nevada and attended Nevada High School.  She worked as a Developmental Assistant at Nevada State Hospital for 11 years. She also worked at Thorco in Lamar, and at Nellie Don in Nevada for a time. Sharon enjoyed antiquing, going to Flea Markets and Casinos, flower gardening, and being with her family. She attended Christ’s Church in Nevada.

     She is survived by her children, Andy Sutcliffe (Barbara), Hermitage, MO,  Marck Jackson (Anna), Nevada, Julie B. Gray (Jack), Nevada, Jimmy Sutcliff  (Laurie), Springfield, MO, Sara Mae Nelson (Sean), Joplin, MO; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Moore, Nevada; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Milo, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Chris Stalheber, Barbara Stewart, and Libby Pryor; an infant son, Mark D. Sutcliffe; two brothers, Randy Boyd, and Ricky Boyd.

     Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. in Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Robert Fox officiating.  Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

     Memorials are suggested in her memory to “Autism Speaks” in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.


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Funeral Service
August 27, 2019

2:00 PM
Ferry Funeral Home
301 South Washington
Nevada, MO 64772

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