Sharon L. Brotherton, 76, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 3:11 a.m. on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Great River Medical Center. She was born on February 18, 1943 in Fort Madison, IA to Darrell & Dolores Thurman Cross. She married Larry Patrick Brotherton on February 8, 1964 in Fort Madison, IA. She was a clerk for many years at the Sheaffer Pen Company and later at Fort Madison Community Hospital. She enjoyed playing Bingo, camping and helping out with the kids at her daughter’s daycare. She enjoyed visiting with family & friends and didn’t know a stranger.
Sharon is survived by: her husband: Pat Brotherton of Fort Madison, IA; 1-daughter: Tina (James) Householder of Donnellson, IA; 2-grandchildren: Alexis Nelson & Tayler (Shelby) Powell; 1-step granddaughter: Stephanie (Josh) Wade; 3-step great grandchildren; 1-brother: Mike (Barb) Cross of Fort Madison, IA; 1-sister: Debbie (Randy) Weisinger of Fort Madison, IA & several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents & a brother, Craig Patrick Cross.
Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 with the family to receive friends from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. Following the visitation, her body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Joseph Phung officiating. A memorial has been established for the P.A.W. Animal Shelter. Online condolences to Sharon’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.