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Sharon Kaye (Noel) Transmeier


  Sharon Kaye (Noel) Transmeier, 77, daughter of Horace M. and Varel Winona (Varnell) Noel, was born Dec. 28, 1945 in Fairview. She passed away on Feb. 2, 2022 in Houston. She was preceded in death by Kenneth Koerner, Arden Ely and Horace and Varel Noel. She is survived by Barry Koerner and wife, Chelle Koerner, of Taft, Calif.;, Steve Koerner and wife, Jennifer Koerner, of Richmond, Ky.; Cheri Collins and husband, Scott Collins, of Ozark; Jacqueline Transmeier, of Middletown, N.Y.; nine grandchildren, Hannah Onsum, Abigail Barton, Kellen Koerner, Tori Country, Kayla Koerner, Keara Koerner, Dalton Transmeier, Sean Collins and Isaiah Collins; three great-grandchildren, Abner Barton, Emerson Country and Adeline Onsum; one sister, Verla Mae Simmons, of Serrento, Fla.; a brother, Kenneth Rae Noel and wife, Delores, of Camdenton; also a host of nieces, nephews and many other family members and friends. Sharon was raised in the Fairview community and attended school in Mountain Grove. She married Kenneth Koerner in 1964 in Kansas City. Later, she married Joe Transmeier and then finally Arden Ely. Sharon worked at several different jobs throughout her life. She was secretary at BF Goodrich, manager at Hillcrest Bowling Alley, cashier at TG&Y, assistant manager of Skateland, managed the Fairview Country Store, was a cashier at Pump & Pantry, a server in the cafeteria at Texas County Memorial Hospital, a waitress at Southern Inn and a cashier at Hardee’s. She owned the Open Arms Store in Houston for several years, helping families in need during times of difficulty in their lives. She was also a homemaker and a PTA volunteer. Most all of her jobs were serving people, something she dearly loved doing. Sharon loved collecting angels and lighthouses, both of which are symbols of hope. She will be cherished in the hearts of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren as one who loved them. She will be missed but never forgotten. Visitation was held on Wednesday Feb. 9, 2022 from  6-8 p.m. in Evans Funeral Home. Services will be Thursday ,Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. in Fairview Pentecostal Holiness Church. Speakers were Barry Koerner, Arlene Friend and Kenneth Noel. Burial was in Bado Cemetery. Pallbearers were Montie Friend, Barry Koerner, Steve Koerner, Jeannie Hansen, Jacque Transmeier, Norman Freeman, Dwayne Lallathin and Ken Lawson. The family requests memorials to Bado Cemetery or Texas County Food Pantry. Services were under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.evansfh.com.