CLARE — Sharon M. Farnsworth, age 60 of Clare formerly of Evart, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2011. Sharon was born the daughter of Keith and Mary Ann (Slater) Barnhart on June 21, 1951 in Mt. Pleasant. Sharon had moved from Evart to Clare 2 years ago; she was an avid bowler and enjoyed sewing. She was very supportive of her children’s sporting events and never missed a game. She loved her grandchildren and will be missed by all that knew her. Sharon had been attending the New Hope Fellowship Missionary Church in Loomis.
Sharon is survived by her mother Mary Ann Barnhart of Clare; a daughter Jana (Travis) Gilmore of Clare; sons Cliff Farnsworth of Lake Orion and Justin (Kate) Farnsworth of Elgin, Oklahoma; her siblings, twin sister Karen (Don) Kushmaul of Coleman, Keith Barnhart, Jr. of Clare, Jerry (Christine) Barnhart of Farwell, Shari (Greg) Armstead of Beaverton and Mary (Robert) Klenke of Lake George; 8 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Sharon was predeceased by her father; a sister Frances Hainstock and a niece Derinda Barnhart.