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Expanded Eulogies

“In Memoriam” listings are expanded paid obituaries, phrased as the family requests, and may include enhanced information or photographs that might not fit within free death notices.

Sharon Heffernan

Sharon Kay Heffernan, 54, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 10:37 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

She was born Oct. 3, 1962, in Emporia, Kansas, the daughter of Melvin and Marianne (Buttner) Flint.

Sharon was a 1981 graduate of Marion High School in Marion, Kansas. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith.

On Aug. 2, 1986, she married Mike Heffernan in Marion, Kansas.

She is survived by her husband of 30 years Mike; daughters Myka Ross and her husband, Tim, of Spring Hill, Kansas, and Mackenzie Heffernan of Aurora; her mother Marianne Flint of El Dorado, Kansas; sisters Shirley Edmunds and Sue Stidham, both of El Dorado; mother-in-law Sylvia Heffernan of Sioux City, Iowa; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her father, Melvin Flint; brothers Don Heck and Steve Flint; father-in-law John Heffernan; and brother-in-law Bill Edmunds.

A private family graveside service under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora was at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Aurora.

Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in the funeral home chapel.

Memorial donations in memory of Sharon may be made to the Leukemia Association, in care of the funeral home.

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Last modified Feb. 9, 2017