– Sharon, 64, died Sunday, February 8 in Portland. She was
born in Talihina, OK and moved to Stayton in 1959. Sharon was
a member of the Choctaw Tribe of Oklahoma and the Pentecostal
Church of God in Aumsville. She worked as a CNA at Marian
Estates for over 20 years.
married Jim King on May 18, 1989 in Turner. She enjoyed making
dream catchers, doing Native American beadwork and crafts and
decorating for Christmas.
is survived by her husband: Jim of Stayton; children: Egtill
McKinney of Stayton, Rhonda Smith of Cornelius, Teresa
Holbrook of McMinnville, James King Jr. of Albany and Farrah
McKinney of Stayton; brothers: Truman Watson of Stayton and
Johnny Watson of Aumsville; 15 grandchildren and 1
great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by brother,
Norman Watson and sisters, JoAnn Sears and Donna Roebke.
service will be Friday, February 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the
Pentecostal Church of God in Aumsville. Private interment will
be in Lone Oak Cemetery in Stayton. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.