OBITUARY

Sharon Rose Folsom

July 8, 1952March 27, 2021

PEKIN ~ Sharon Rose Folsom, 68, of Pekin, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at her home.

Born July 8, 1952 in Pekin to Gaylen “Gale” and Marcella (Atkinson) Black, she married Paul W. Folsom Jr in 1967 in Pekin. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one daughter, Dolores Folsom; one sister, Anna Rudd and one son-in-law, B.J. Perino.

She is survived by her two daughters, Gail (Jesse Peterman) Perino and Alice (Ronnie) Koonce; five grandchildren, Christina Koonce, Monica Koonce, Scott Koonce, Tyler Perino, Lora Perino; nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Kim Black and Edward (Norma) Black, both of Pekin.

Sharon enjoyed gaming, camping, fishing and dancing. Most of all she loved spending time with her, daughters and grandchildren.

Her funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Pastor John E. Plunkett will officiate. Her visitation will be held an hour prior to the funeral service. Graveside services will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Pekin,.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 614 West Glen Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Scott Koonce
  • Tyler Perino
  • Ronnie Koonce
  • Jesse Peterman
  • Nathan Barbour

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 1, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, April 1, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Graveside Service

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