Sharon Kay Morris

Sharon Kay Morris

Sharon Kay Morris


Sharon Kay Morris, 84, formerly of Elberon, and currently of Janesville, passed away Monday, July 10, 2023, at her daughter’s home following a long battle with Parkinson’s and Dementia. Service: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Teahen Funeral Home by Pastor Todd Sasek. Burial: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Spring Grove Cemetery, Covington. Friends may visit with the family on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m., and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Sharon is survived by her daughters, Deborah (Rex) Hill of Kanawha, Denise Weber of Swisher and Doreen Morris (Tom Posusta) of Janesville; son, Keith (Renee) Morris of Unionville, Mo.; sister, Pam Klima of Manchester; three sisters-in-law, Diana Rawson of Cedar Rapids, Mary Morris of Cullowhee, N.C., and Diane Morris of Seattle, Wash.; nine grandchildren, Remington (Jessie) Hill of Kanawha, Molly (Adam) Bird of Hampton, Haley (Eric) Monson of Britt, Ryan (Kajun) Morris of Clutier, Lansing ( Emily) Hill of Clear Lake, Alyssa (Nate) Albers of Otley, Kassidy (Dan) Arp of Traer, Whitney Morris of Dysart and Willow Weber of Swisher; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; her caregiver, Cindy Diaz; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Darold, in 2015; her parents; and daughter, Shelley Morris.

Sharon was born on July 15, 1938, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Hugh and Alta Hartson Rawson. She was a 1956 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Cedar Rapids. On Jan. 22, 1956, Sharon married Darold Lee Morris in Covington. Sharon worked the night shift at Square D while her first three children were young. In 1992, she created her first pattern and started the pattern and craft company, Homespun Hill.

Sharon was a wonderful farmer’s wife, mother and grandmother, who loved to spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed traveling the country with Darold, their evening meal time together, and playing the penny machines at Meskwaki Casino. She served as a 4-H leader for many years and spent her free time sewing, crafting and gardening.

Memorials may be directed to the family and will be donated to a Parkinson’s and Dementia foundations.

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