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“I remember singing all the old TV show tunes with her after a Road Rally at Ambassador Baptist. Also gave her my son Matthew's crib for her...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Kathryn Mrak - Warren, MI

“Appreciated Sharon's ministry along side Pastor Loller's at Ambassador Baptist in Michigan. She had the ability to put you immediately at ease. Her...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Corrie Thienel - Casco, MI

“Pastor Jim and family. My sincere condolences on the passing of your wife. Time goes by so quickly in this temporal life and it has been many years...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: David Briga - Scranton, PA

“I remember when Sharon and Jim were at my old church Ambassador Baptist in Royal Oak Michigan. The church had a road rally and when we got back...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Kathryn Mrak - Warren, MI

Sharon's wedding program and Sharon and me on her wedding day. “Driving down Southwest Highway last week, I noticed Victory Baptist Church. I was on my way to my sister's house who lives in Mokena. I only get to...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Letourneau - Charlotte, NC

“Jim and familyWords really cannot contain the depth of my emotions at your loss which we are feeling too. Sharon was a great friend, a wonderful...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Charlie Eldred - Hayward, CA

“Such a sweet lady. She taught my granddaughter at MMBA a few years ago. Heaven is certainly a lot sweeter! ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Priscilla Zeller - Woodridge, IL

“I remember the first time I met Sharon...We were performing Handles Messiah at Heritage Baptist Church and Dave (our choir director) opened it up to...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Saladin - Matteson, IL

“Growing up with Sharon, I can only remember her kindness. What a Christian leagacy. Our prayers are with your family. The Taylor's Jon, Kate,...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Jon Taylor - Greenfield, IN

“It was a blessing to know Sharon. She loved The Lord, her family, and her students. She was so proud of her boys! I'm thankful for the time I was...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer Anair - Charlotte, VT

“Sharon was such a loving, caring, warm person. Her thoughtfulness of others truly made a tremendous impact on my life. I will miss her greatly, but...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Phillia Mitchell Mitchell - IL

“She was one of my first chemistry students at Colonial Christian School and the first yearbook editor I worked with there. She was always a loving,...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Harvey Jones - Teacher

“Sharon was such a great person and the best "hugger." She will be missed until we meet again in heaven. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Tim and Laurie Pepin - Milton, VT

“Though I only knew Sharon a short time I can still feel her hug and hear her kind voice. I am praying for you Jim, Matthew and Andrew. I know you...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Joy Cary - Huntington, VT

“Praying for your family! I met Sharon at Bob Jones and taught with her mom! ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Julie West - Indianapolis, IN

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Age 48, of Joliet, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, December 21st, 2017.

Sharon is survived by her loving family, husband, Pastor James Loller, children, Matthew Loller, Andrew Loller, parents, Michael & Deanna Forrest (Pickett), siblings, Eric (Rebecca) Forrest, Cynthia (Paul) Willette, Melanie Forrest, nieces and nephews, Nathan, Trevor, Elaine, Madelyn, Julia, Alex, Makayla, Mallory, Maggie and Monica.

Sharon was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Mokena where she served as the Pastors wife and was very active in all aspects of the church ministry. She was a graduate of Bob Jones University in Greenville SC securing degrees in Elementary Education and School Administration. Sharon taught for over 20 years in Christian School Ministries and was an extremely devoted wife and mother, who at the age of 12 accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. She loved music and directed church cantatas for many years.

Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451 on Thursday, December 28th, 2017 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM and again on Friday, December 29th, 2017 from 11:00 AM until time of the funeral service at 12:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Frankfort, IL. For information or 815-485-3700.