Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, friend and number one fan. Sharon Haynie joined her Heavenly Father while surrounded by her family on November 27, 2023 at the age of 77.
Sharon was born to Alfred Moore and Clara Mae (Herring) Moore and was one of eleven children. As a lifelong resident of Grand Junction, she attended Central High School and obtained her GED. Sharon is the proud mother of two sons, Frank Haynie and Robert Haynie. While raising her boys she worked for School District 51 as a bus driver and retired from City Market as an all-purpose clerk. Sharon was frequently recognized by former students and community members for her dedicated service during her working years. After retirement, she devoted the rest of her life to being a pillar of strength and guidance to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She leaves a legacy of showing up to every graduation, every birthday celebration, every practice and every game. She was her family’s biggest fan and her family was hers.
Sharon made a difference in the lives that she touched with her solid core values of faith, family, forgiveness and most of all love - she loved well and was well loved. Sharon spent many years caring for others, she was devoted to her church and her God and always put others before herself. She connected with all people, especially children, her personality shined through like a warm and spirited angel and she will be deeply missed by many. She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Clauise Moore, Eddie Moore, Dale Moore wife Doris, Lila Drake and husband Don, Billy Moore and wife Mary, Steve Moore and wife Billy Jo, Jeanie Taulbee and husband Phil, Nelda Wright and husband Roy Chapman, John Sweeten and Ulyss “Pot” Wright and sister-in-law Trudy Moore,
Sharon is survived by her sons: Frank Haynie and wife Kim (Albin) Haynie, Robert Haynie and wife Janette (Cullum) Haynie; Grandchildren: Matthew Haynie and wife Nichole (Bradly) Haynie, Donovan Haynie, Taylor Haynie, Morgan Haynie-McVay and husband Gilbert McVay; Great Grandchildren: Rylee Haynie, Jayden Haynie, Kyson McVay, Ezekiel McVay, Kooper Haynie, Myles Haynie, Nevaeh McVay; Siblings Colleen Albright and Larry Moore and wife Paula, all of Grand Junction.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at Martin Mortuary. A celebration of life potluck will be held at 1 p.m. following the service with location details to come. The contribution of flowers during the service are welcomed as a tribute to this beautiful soul. Donations in Sharon’s name can be made to HopeWest (Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado).
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MartinMortuary.com for the Haynie family.