Sharon Ellis

Sharon Ellis


KEOTA-Sharon Lou Furgason - Ellis, age 70, of Keota, died Friday, August 19, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Sharon was born March 4, 1952, in Rock Island, Illinois, to Junior W. and Joan M. Glasgow-Furgason.  She grew up in West Chester and attended Mid Prairie High School.  On June 6, 1979, she married Larry J. Ellis.  Sharon worked at McCleery Cumming in Washington for 27 years and Manor House Care Center in Sigourney for 11 years.  She enjoyed taking care of people.

Survivors include her husband: Larry of Keota and siblings: Diane, Beverly, Patricia, Rodney, Anthony, Shirley and Karen; many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her mother and father.

Private family service will be held at a later date.  Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Sharon and her family.  Tributes may be made at




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