Sharyl Lynn Livesay

May 13, 1952-March 11, 2020


Sharyl Lynn Livesay, 67, of Crawfordsville passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Franciscan Hospital in Lafayette, after a prolonged illness.

Sharyl was born May 13, 1952. She was married to the late John D. Livesay who passed away Oct. 8, 1992.

She is survived by her brother, Joe (Anne) Coleman of Palestine, Texas; and her children, Chris (Tracy) Livesay, Crawfordsville, Shelly Livesay, Indianapolis and Melissa (Gene) Tracy, Van Wert, Ohio. She also has one nephew, Will Coleman; five grandchildren, Amber McKinney, Corey Yund, Gracie Livesay, Chloie Livesay and Amber Howell; and eight great-grandchildren, Silas, Elsie, Joe, Miles, Maddilan, Roman, Brady and Wrenn.

After raising their children, they became devoted foster parents to 26 children in Montgomery County in the mid 1980’s and early 1990’s.

Sharyl was known as a great friend and caregiver to her family and friends as well as a master at painting and wallpapering, working in many residences and businesses in Montgomery County over the years. She also worked for several years at Town and Country Homecenter.

Since Sharyl passed away at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March the family has decided to have a graveside service at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m., with Pastor Bill Pike officiating. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care.

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