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Olivia Sharee Jones

Olivia Sharee McLaury was born on Feb. 2, 1947, in Newton, Kan., to Norvin and Maxine (Mead) McLaury. The family lived in Kansas until Sharee was 8 years old, when they moved to Canon City. Sharee finished her schooling in Canon City. She played volleyball and was in the school glee club in high school.She married Edward Smith in 1967, and they were married for 15 years, living in Canon City and Craig. Following her divorce from Edward, Sharee married Tom Stanley in 1983, and they were married until his death in 1999. Sharee married Guy W. Jones on July 11, 2001, in Craig.Sharee was a homemaker, but worked various jobs including cleaning motels, security work and was an employee of the power plant and the hospital in Canon City.Sharee was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, and sang in the church choir. She enjoyed gardening, reading and being with her family.Sharee died on Friday, April 15, 2005, at the Memorial Hospital in Craig following a short illness.She is survived by her husband, Guy W. Jones, of Craig; daughters Deborah Lee (John F.) Burman, of Parachute, and Merri Leann (Michael) Hall of Jayton, Texas; son Timothy Wayne Smith, of Pueblo; grandchildren Tylre Ray and Michaela Faye Burman, of Parachute, and Elizabeth and Kathryn Hall, of Jayton, Texas; sister Norma Sue Weis, of Craig; brother Steven Kelly McLaury, of Denver; and numerous nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents and her second husband, Tom Stanley.Graveside services took place on April 21 at the Craig Cemetery with Paster Rod Compton officiating.Memorial donations may be made to the Moffat County Cancer Society in care of Grant Mortuary.

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