Sharon was born July 13th, 1951 in St. Joseph, Missouri. She was a 1969 graduate of Braymer High School and attended college at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.
She had a love of travel and a deep desire to see the world. Her travels included many parts of the United States, Europe, Canada and Mexico.
She enjoyed spending time with family, cross stitch, word puzzles, reading, and watching murder mysteries. Her favorites included Agatha Christie and Masterpiece Mysteries.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents Veneta Mae Graves and Gary Manford Wood, two sisters, Pam Wood and Marlene Shepardson, and a brother David Wood.
She is survived by her husband, Lee Thompson of Indianapolis, daughter Julie Howard and husband Michael of Fort Leonard Wood, son Shawn Hughson and wife Nickie of Braymer, son Michael Thompson of Indianapolis, stepson Gregory Thompson of Tampa, seven grandchildren, sisters- Brenda Sawyer of Webb City, Diane Drayer of Pleasant Hill, Sandy Archer of Springfield, and brothers- Gary Fisher of Rothville and Manny Wood of Joplin.