Sharon Rose McDonald
When you think of Sharon Rose McDonald, only one word comes to mind, “Queen”. Sharon was a loving daughter, devoted mother, sassy grandmother and great grandmother, beloved auntie and true friend.
Sharon Rose was born on July 10, 1944, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to the late Elijah McDonald and Bertha McDonald.
She was baptized at an early age and attended South Side High School.
She was a devoted and active member of Union Baptist Church. During her numerous years of membership, she sang in the Gospel Chorus, served on the Senior Usher Board, crowned Mother of the Year and was also the past President of the Floral Club.
Sharon’s work career included, Fort Wayne Community Schools, Fort Wayne State Developmental Center, Project Renew, Arc, SCAN, Faith United Methodist Church and Maximum Sports.
Sharon was a member of the Bertha McDonald Federated Women’s Club, Red Hat Society and was well known for hosting fun filled bus excursions.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and traveling. She was always the life of the party.
After a courage struggle, she departed this earthly life surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving children, Rachel “Susie” Williams-(Christopher) Wooley, Tawayna “Lynn” Williams-Mudd and Kevin Muhammad; sisters, Marlene “Tillie” McDonald and Elizabeth “Crack” Brown; granddaughters, Latasha “Nikki” Williams, Natalie Williams (Morris) Paige, Tiara Walker; grandson, George Williams and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Nathaniel “Nate” Lindsey; two sisters, Peggy Odom and Jessie Parker and two brothers, Ernest McDonald and Robert “Bobby” McDonald.
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