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Sharon Surratt

July 12, 1950 — June 15, 2020

Sharon Ann Surratt age 69 of Kansas City, Mo passed away June 15, 2020 at St. Luke’s Plaza hospital. Sharon Ann Surratt was born July 12, 1950 in Kansas City, Missouri to Leroy Herron Turner and Mable C. Turner. She worked for Missouri Gas Company and Department of Agriculture as a receptionist for many years and she worked for Carondelet Care until she retired 1 ½ year ago December of 2018.

She graduated from Central High School June of 1968. She dedicated her life to Jehovah in June 18,1961 and served faithfully as a full-time minister for 30 of her 59 years from 1990 to 2020. She aided several into serving Jehovah.

One of her favorite hobbies was cooking, she loved cooking and baking and was known for her delicious “Earthquake cake and Italian Soup”.

Sharon fell in love with Melvin James Surratt they were wed on May 27th, 1972 they welcomed their first daughter MyKell DaShawn five years later they had “two” additional bundles of joy Ryan Whitney James and Dione Courtnie and years later they had another beautiful daughter Arielle Ashleigh. Family was very important to Sharon; Her brothers and sisters loved her dearly and will always remember her kindness, compassion, her self-sacrificing attitude and most of all her sassiness. She loved her grandchildren immensely and was willing to give anything for them and others.

Sharon Surratt was preceded in death by her father Leroy H. Turner, her mother Mable C. Turner and her sister Beverly Card. She is survived by spouse Melvin Surratt, children MyKell Haggard, Ryan Surratt, Courtnie Stephens, and Arielle Williams. Her Grandchildren Rian Surratt, Lahaila Stephens, Kyla Stephens and Zayne Surratt. Brothers and Sisters Walter Sawyer Jr, Gloria Jean Langham and Bernita Jean Turner. Nephew Walter Sawyer III. and Miles Langham. Nieces Marla Turner, Jerah Wiley, Tiffany Davis and Tammy Sawyer, an uncle Clarence Reed and son in laws Keith Haggard, Chip Stephens and Joshua Williams Brother in Law and Sister in Law Curtis and Sandra Surratt And Connie Surratt and a host of Cousins. As well as many spiritual Brothers, Sisters and children.

Sharon Ann Surratt will be laid to rest at Longview Funeral Home and Cemetery on June 27, 2020. Live streaming of Sharon’s services will begin at 10:15am CST to access the following link go to

Memorial Donations are suggested to Christian Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses or


The Family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love that you have shown us. It goes without saying that during the time that Sharon was in the hospital and with her falling asleep in death we have experienced much anxiety and pain. Jehovah Has Truly Lived Up to the Meaning of His Name, He Has Caused Us to Become Encouraged and Strengthen Through Friends Like You All. Your phone calls, text messages, flowers, meals, cards and prayers in our behalf have been comforting and are deeply appreciated.

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