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Sharylene J. (Clugston) McColm

January 31, 1929 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 92)

Obituary

Sharylene J. McColm, 92, of Cherokee, KS, passed away on October 19, 2021, at her home in Cherokee, Kansas.
She was born on January 31, 1929 to Harold and Nora (Randall) Clugston in Cherokee, KS.

On November 30, 1947, she was united in marriage to Merle "Mooch" Gene McColm
at McCune, KS. He preceded her in death on July 20, 2021.
Sharylene worked as a cook for McCune grade school and was an Adventure Line inspector at D&Z Ammunition Plant.
Sharylene was a loving mother and enjoyed gardening and going to auctions. She was employed at McCune Schools as a cook. She then worked as an inspector at Adventure Line and Day & Zimmerman Ammunition Plant, retiring in 1996. Sharylene returned to Day & Zimmerman at the age of 70 for 8 more years as a x ray tech and at the age of 80 she returned to Day & Zimmerman for 1 more year.
Membership was held in the Osage Church of the Brethren, McCune

She is survived by one son, Allen McColm (Shelly) of Rogersville, MO, four daughters, Sherry Smith (Charlie) of Cherokee, KS, Kathy Stewart (Jay) of McCune, KS, Glenna Lovell (John) of Pittsburg, KS, and Torri Poteat of Cherokee, KS, 18 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, 12 great-great grandchildren with 1 more on the way.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, William Clugston, two sisters, Jeanette Kirby and Leo Fayne Clugston.
A service for Sharylene is set for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the Brenner Mortuary with Pastor Max Waldon officiating. Burial will follow in the Cherokee City Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home on Saturday. The family suggests memorials to Horses of Hope. These may be left at or mailed to the Brenner Mortuary, 114 E. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS 66762. Friends may also leave condolences online at www.brennermortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, KS.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 23, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brenner Mortuary
114 East 4th Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Brenner Mortuary
114 East 4th Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Interment
Saturday
October 23, 2021

12:00 PM
Cherokee Cemetery
P.O. Box 201
Cherokee, KS 66724

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