Sharon Lee Nelson, a Sunday school teacher, died Friday in her home after a long illness. She was 55.
Born Sharon Lake in Salamanca, she was a graduate of Randolph High School and Jamestown Community College.
She had worked in quality control at Anderson Screw Products.
She was a member of and Sunday school teacher at Hillcrest Baptist Church. She also was a leader of the ladies ministry and AWANA, an evangelism program for young people. And she was a member of Koinonia House, a religious organization.
Her family said Mrs. Nelson will always be remembered for her laugh.
She was predeceased by her father, Royce Lake, in 2003; and a brother, Robert Lake in 1999.
Survivors include her husband of eight years, Ronald C.; two sons, Phillip Hadley of Scottsdale, Ariz., and John Hadley of Kennedy; a daughter, Heather Porzelt of Buffalo; two stepsons, Ronald C. Nelson Jr. of Key Largo, Fla., and Peter Nelson of Lakewood; two stepdaughters, Penny Nelson of Jamestown, and Tammy Ormond of Kennedy; her mother, Gladys Lake, and a brother, Daniel Lake, both of Kingman, Ariz.; a sister, Rosemary Woods of Oklahoma; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Hillcrest Baptist Church, 40 Hallock St., Jamestown. Inurnment will be in Busti Cemetery.