Elizabeth Sharon Yager, 59, of Independence, MO passed away Sunday, January 25, 2009 at her home.

Sharon was born Dec. 1, 1949 in Carrollton, MO. She graduated from High School in Independence and graduated from the Independence Sanitarium and Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as an ER Registered Nurse for many years. Sharon was a faithful member of the Community of Christ Eden Heights Congregation, where she met and married Floyd Yager. Sharon enjoyed crocheting prayer shawls and always looked for an opportunity to give. She will be missed for her giving heart by all who knew and loved her.

Sharon is survived by her husband, Floyd Yager; brother Richard Franklin; sister-in-law Shirley Darby and husband Richard; brother-in-law Darrell Yager; and a host of extended family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister.

A visitation will be from 9-10:00 AM Thursday, January 29 at Community of Christ Eden Heights Congregation with services beginning at 10:00 AM. Graveside services will be at 1:30 PM Thursday in Dover, MO. The family suggests contributions be made to the Eden Heights Congregation for a handicapped entrance. Condolences may be left for the family at www.speakschapel.com Arrangements, Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.