Sharon Kay Anderson Knowlton, 76, of Paden City, WV went to be with her Savior Thursday, April 8, 2021 while at Genesis New Martinsville.
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Born in New Martinsville, WV on December 26, 1944 to the late Harvey E. and Nellie (Copenhaver) Anderson.
Devoted wife to Bruce D. “Dan” Knowlton. They celebrated over fifty-three years of wedded bliss together, after only being engaged for two and a half weeks from the time they first laid eyes on each other. He was in the Air Force in Clovis, NM and she ran Joan’s Beauty Shop in Paden City. After being engaged he went back to his duty station in New Mexico and they didn’t see each other again until September 1967 and they got married on September 29, 1967 and spent the next fifty-three years devoted to each other. The truly enjoyed each other’s company. Up until recent years they enjoyed camping in their motorhome.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, John H. Anderson; sister, Mary Jo Anderson Cross and brother-in-law, Lee Cross.
Besides her husband she is survived by her sister-in-law, Martha Cunningham Anderson; niece, Susan (Jeff) Cross Stackpole; nephew, Mike (Nikki) Anderson, David (Susan) Anderson and great nieces and nephews; cousin, Bonnie (Michael) Zelic who has been a big help to Sharon and Dan during these difficult times.
Friends will be received noon – 5 p.m., Sunday, April 11, 2021 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home in Paden City where service will be held 1 p.m., Monday, April 12, 2021 with Paolo DiLuca officiating. Burial to follow in Northview Cemetery in New Martinsville, WV.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Sharon’s name, to the Bridge Street Church of Christ, 1139 South Bridge Street, New Martinsville, WV 26155.