Sharon Busby

Sharon Kay Busby, 71, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at the Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield.

Sharon was born on December 15, 1952, in Story City, Iowa, the daughter of Donald and Margaret (Holdgrafer) Meyer.  Sharon was united in marriage to Harold D. “Buzz” Busby II on September 9, 1972.  She worked for Becker Law Office and Henry County Sheriff’s Office.  She also worked for Henry County Abstract Company for 31 years and later for Jefferson County Abstract until she retired.  Sharon enjoyed camping and was an avid race car fan.  She would be seen taking photographs at Lee County Speedway and at Midwest Old Threshers.  Sharon loved her family and grandchildren and would attend all of their events.  She was an active member of the Lincoln Street Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Buzz, and her children, Duane (Jessica) Busby and Donald (Nikki) Busby and her adorable grandchildren, Hannah, Emma, Isabella, Topher and Lianna, one brother, Mike (Suzie) Meyer and one sister, Patti (Craig) Hill, a sister-in-law, Kim Busby, along with several nieces and nephews.  

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents.

A celebration of Sharon’s life will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant with Pastor Keith Taylor officiating.  Following the service the family will receive friends for a time of food and fellowship.  Burial will be in the Oakland Mills Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Murphy Funeral Home on Friday, June 14, 2024 from 2 to 7 p.m. The family will not be present.  Memorials in her memory may be directed to Every Step Hospice or to the Lincoln Street Baptist Church.

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Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant, is caring for her arrangements.