Sharon K. Jackson-Nance

April 16, 1962 - September 12, 2017

Nance, Sharon

Sharon K. Jackson-Nance, 55, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at her home in Corbin, KY. She was born on April 16, 1962, in Knox County to Walter and Mossie Jackson.

Sharon grew up in Corbin and graduated from Lynn Camp High School and worked as a secretary for Jim Walter Homes and later as an Entertainment Coordinator for Renfro Valley.

Sharon was a member of West Corbin Baptist Church and later frequented Hopewell Baptist Church in Corbin.  She enjoyed her family and friends and spent most of her time being with those she loved.

Sharon is survived by her son, Kenney Nance of Corbin; her siblings: Christine Wagner, Earl Jackson, Arnold Jackson, Pauline Smith, Carolyn Miracle, Wanda White, Larry Jackson, and Jimmy Jackson, as well as many nieces, nephews, and numerous friends, who mourn her passing.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Mossie Jackson; six siblings: Edith Jackson, Kathy Jackson, Earnest Jackson, Kenneth Jackson, Jessie Jackson, and Clellan Jackson.

A memorial service officiated by Bro. Dennis McCoy will be held at 7:30 P.M. on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Hopewell Baptist Church 1045 State Hwy 1223 Corbin, KY 40701.  The family will receive friends from 6 P.M. until the service hour at 7:30 P.M. on Thursday at the church.

  1. Sharon (Smith) Fox Reply

    I am so sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing.. I graduated with her at Lynn Camp. She was a beautiful and sweet person..She will be greatly missed.. My prayers are with all the family during this sad time. God bless you all.. We will see her and all of our loved ones again in Heaven..

  2. Diane Greer Reply

    Sharon was loved by all and will be missed. So sorry for your loss.

  3. Michael Hollingsworth Reply

    Kenney, I’m so sorry hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

    Michael Hollingsworth

  4. LaVetta Mahan Reply

    Kenny I am so sorry to hear about Sharon. I just saw it on Facebook. My prayers are with my ou and the rest of her family. God please put your arms around this family.

  5. Julie Jarmon Reply

    After I read about Sharon’s recent death after just 55 way too short years of precious life, I wanted to express my feelings of sympathy for Kenney and the Jackson-Nance family and friends. I know Sharon has left you with many precious memories and will be greatly missed. When our loved ones fall asleep in death, the pain and grief seems unbearable. Our loving God, Jehovah (Psalm 83:18), understands how we feel and he comforts us by means of his word the Bible. Psalm 34: 18 tells us: “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Jehovah invites you to throw all your burdens on him and he will sustain you in your time of grief. Most of us have seen this enemy death claim the lives of people dear to us. But Jehovah God promises to destroy this enemy, death, once and for all. Rev. 21: 4; tells us: “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.” (Isaiah 25: 8, 1 Corinthians 15: 26) Isaiah 26:19 “Your dead will live……And the earth will let those powerless in death come to life.” Isaiah 25:8 “He will swallow up death forever. For Jehovah himself has spoken it.” For more comforting scriptures please visit: http://bit.ly/1K38EFt. It has given me hope, strengthened my faith and helped me find the answer to Why? I know it will do the same for you. John 17;3 God’s kingdom that Jesus taught us to pray for at Matt. 6: 9, 10 will bring about these wonderful promises including the resurrection. None of us are guaranteed tomorrow, but we are all guaranteed a resurrection (John 5: 28, John 6: 40, John 11:23-25) I offer my sincere condolences to the family. Feel free to contact me at my email address: myranj@centurytel.net
    I pray it will bring you comfort to please watch this faith strengthening video: “Can The Dead Really Live Again?”
    https://vimeo.com/232445509

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