Sharon Knight (McCombs)
Sharon K. Knight, age 72, of Joplin, passed away on Sunday June 10, 2018, at a local nursing home, surrounded by family after a long illness.
Sharon was born on November 2, 1945, in Webb City, Mo., the daughter of the late Walter and Treva (Hall) McCombs. She has lived in Joplin all of her life. She worked for the Joplin School District as a School Bus driver for almost 20 years. She enjoyed bowling, playing bingo, playing cards and going to the Casino, but most of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Sharon is survived by her husband of 53 years, Jim Knight whom she married on June 5, 1965. Additional survivors include three sons; Joe knight and his wife LaDonna, James Knight and his girlfriend Stella, and John Knight and his wife Patti all of Joplin, a daughter; Kathy Brust and her husband Bruce of Carthage, Mo., a brother Bob McCombs and his wife Rosemary of Joplin. Ten grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.
A memorial visitation will be held Thursday Evening from 6 – 7 p.m. at the mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be given to the national Parkinson’s Association in care of the mortuary.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.