Sharon L. Lockyear, 73, of Forsyth, died Saturday, January 29, 2017 in Cox Health Care
Branson. Services will be at a later date in the Highland Cemetery, Winfield, KS.
Sharon Lou Lockyear was born Saturday, February 13, 1943 in Winfield, KS to Basil
Mason and Marjorie Louise (Nichols) Clark. She attended school in Winfield and
graduated from the Winfield High School in the class of 1961. Sharon was employed by
the Binney & Smith Crayola Manufacturing Plant and worked at various jobs in the
plant. She retired in 1995. She met William E. Lockyear in the late 1960's. They were
married June 24, 1971 in Miami, OK. After her retirement, she and William moved to
Shell Knob and later to Forsyth.
Sharon was a friendly lady that brought out the good in everyone. She had a great
sense of humor and enjoyed life. She was a very loving, caring wife, mother and
grandmother. She enjoyed cooking and taking care of her dog, Molly. She was of the
She is survived by three sons, Howard Lockyear of Mt. Vernon, WA, Scott Lockyear of
Emporia, KS, Monty Lockyear and wife, Kerri of Des Moines, IA; two daughters, Cindy
Burkett and husband, Mike of Marietta, GA, Lori Applegate and husband, Kirk of Kissee
Mills; thirteen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, William Lockyear.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home,
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home
15945 U.S. Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO. 65653
"There is a Difference"
Sharon L. Lockyear
February 13, 1943 - January 29, 2017