Sharon Kaye Hargis (79)

Carmi, Illinois
Birth: August 1, 1939
Death: March 13, 2019

Sharon Kaye Hargis, 79, formerly of Carmi, Illinois, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Transcendent Healthcare North in Booneville, Indiana.  She was born August 1, 1939, in Mulkeytown, Illinois, the daughter of Hugh and Maude (Naylor) Somers. She was married to John F. Hargis on August 2, 1957, and he preceded her in death on February 25, 2009.

Sharon was a homemaker and very active member of First Christian Church in Carmi where she worked many years in the church office.

Survivors include sons John Leo (Sherry) Hargis of Benton, Illinois, Jaron (Morgan) Hargis of Evansville, Indiana; daughter Kim (John) Moskoff of St. Louis, Missouri; brother Bill (Nancy) Somers of Granite City, Illinois; grandchildren Stephanie Hargis, Adam Hargis, Chase McCord, Kindsay McCord.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and husband.

Visitation and funeral are Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi.  Visitation is noon and funeral is at 2:00 pm. Burial is in North Maple Ridge Cemetery in Carmi.

Memorials may be made in Sharon’s memory to Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or online at


Visitation: Cook Funeral Chapel - Carmi - Saturday, March 16, 2019, noon to 2:00 pm
Service: Cook Funeral Chapel - Carmi - Saturday, March 16, 2019, 2:00 pm
Burial: North Maple Ridge Cemetery, Carmi, Illinois
Memorials: Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or

5 thoughts on “Sharon Kaye Hargis”

  1. Connie Roethe-Smith

    Jaron, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Hugs to you and your family during this time.

  2. Dave and Dori Fremstad

    What an honor to have known this sister in Christ. We enjoyed serving along side her in Carmi. She was warm, caring , great sense of humor and all around encourager. Praising that she is up with Our Father worshipping!

  3. I’m sorry for your loss I enjoyed taking care of your loved one at Bethel Manor Glad I had the opportunity to know her. She could make you laugh and busy at the same time lol. May God bless each and everyone of you. Thanks for giving Bethel the quality time with her.

  4. We have great memories of Sharon and John. Sorry we can not come by. We will be at my mother’s funeral. Prayers for comfort and peace for all. Tonya and Kelley Vaupel.

  5. Jaron, John and Sharon were great people. We have fond memories of them. You and your family are in our prayers. .Kathy and Bill Arnold

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