Sharon Kay Harper, 74, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of New London, died Monday, October 10, 2022 at Park Place, Mt. Pleasant. She was born August 17, 1948 in Davenport to James and Rose Hurt. She was a graduate of Davenport West High School. On December 7, 1979, she married David Harper in Winfield; they later divorced.
Sharon was a member of the New London Christian Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed doing crafts and playing games and bingo at Park Place, which has been her home for the past five years; baking; and arts and crafts. When she won at bingo, she saved the prizes for her grandchildren, whom she loved spending time with.
Survivors include her children Melissa Bryan of Mt. Pleasant and Walter (Jessica) Harper of Moberly, Missouri; four grandchildren; and her sister Linda Martin of Bettendorf, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents and ex-husband David.
A graveside service will be held Friday, October 14, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Burge Cemetery, New London, with Pastor Rod Cooper officiating. A memorial has been established. Elliott Chapel, New London, is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.