Sharon R. McCullough, 79, of Jackson passed away Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Monticello House in Jackson.

She was born August 6, 1936, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Archie and Margaret “Maggie” Bullard Bishop. She and Don McCullough were married March 30, 1957 at New Bethel Baptist Church near Pocahontas.  He passed away March 31, 2011.

Sharon was a member of New Bethel Baptist where she was the church pianist for a number of years, active in music ministry with her husband and served in many capacities. She worked at Wib’s BBQ in Jackson for over 35 years. Most of all, she was devoted to her family.

Loving survivors include two daughters, Donna (Alva) Gilliam of Farmington, Mo., and Kim (Rich) Jones of Jackson; two grandsons, Travis Wiggins of Jackson and Trent Wiggins of Fredericktown, Mo.; a granddaughter, Amy Rose (Brandon) Youngerman of Delta; two great-grandsons, Logan & Kyler Wiggins; one great-granddaughter, Lacey Rose Wiggins; two step grandsons, Blake Gilliam and Josh (Amber) Jones all of Jackson; two great step granddaughters, Kassidy & Jossie Jones all of Jackson; a sister, LaDora (Richard) Sides of Jackson; and three sisters-in-law, Kathy Bishop of Chaffee; Margie Bishop of Oran; and Shirley Bishop of Jackson; and two brothers in law, Bill and Shannon (Karen) McCullough all of Jackson.

Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years of devoted marriage; three brothers, Rev. Jasper “Jack” Bishop, Rev. Delbert Bishop, and Lyle “Bob” Bishop.

Friends may call Sunday, August 23, 2015 from 4 to 8 pm at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, and 10 am until service time at the church on Monday.

Funeral service will be Monday. August 24, 2015, at 11 am, at New Bethel Baptist Church near Pocahontas, with the Revs. Don Estes and Ken Grant officiating.

Interment will follow in New Bethel Cemetery near Pocahontas.

Memorials may be made to New Bethel Baptist Church or to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

To view Sharon’s personal on-line video, click here.

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  1. Roger McCullough

    It deeply saddens me to here of Sharon’s passing she was a very good lady that always had a smile and a good word for me.
    Donna, Kim, I want you to know I am thinking of you and my heart goes out to you and hope you are faring well.



  2. Russ Moore

    Kim and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. I remember her quite well from school years and the events the room mothers would provide. She was a wonderful and kind woman. And Kim you favor her so much. Blessings to you all and may your memories provide some comfort.

    Russ Moore

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