Sharon Flo (Tatman) Russell, 74, of Coffeyville passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at Windsor Place in Coffeyville.
She was born on May 16, 1946 in Coffeyville to William J. and Ola A. (Archer) Tatman. Sharon grew up and attended school in Rogers, Arkansas graduating from Rogers High School. After graduating she attended the University of Arkansas where she received her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in History. She continued her education receiving an additional Master’s Degree in Psychology and Counseling.
She married Jim Russell and he preceded her in death on July 24, 2012.
Sharon was a counselor at Four County Mental Health and later moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where she was a counselor.
She was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Coffeyville.
Survivors include one half-brother, Thomas Ballew of Carlsbad, California; one sister-in-law, Darlene Tatman of Coffeyville; niece, Linda (Carl) Voss of McAlester, Oklahoma; nephews, Tom (Melinda) Tatman and Jim (Denise) Tatman both of Coffeyville, and Jeff Mansfield of Kalona, Iowa and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one half-brother, Richard M. “Dick” Tatman and one sister, Gayle Mansfield-Miller
A private family memorial service will be at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Coffeyville. Inurnment will be in the The Chapel of Resurrection Columbarium at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
Friends may sign the register book on Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.
The family suggests memorials to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; contributions may be left with the funeral home or mailed in care of David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 North Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.
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David W. Barnes of Coffeyville is in charge of arrangements