Sharon Jane Holtel Correa passed away peacefully on April 4, 2020, at the age of 72, surrounded by her loving family. She was living in Brookfield, Missouri, at the time of her death. Sharon will always be remembered for her childlike innocence, warm personality, and her ability to make others laugh.
Sharon was born June 21, 1947, in Kansas City, Kansas, to Ruth Tuttle and Gilbert Holtel. Her family later moved to Kansas City, Missouri. She then met and married Gregorio Barajas Correa. After moving around the country, the couple made Brookfield, Missouri, their home.
Sharon was preceded in death by her husband, Gregorio, her sister and two brothers, Jeanette, Gilbert Jr., and Richard. She is survived by her four children: Sherry (Jesse) Brookfield, MO; Greg (Amy), Independence, MO; Gilbert (Teresa), Springfield, MO; Victor (Alice) Kansas City, MO, and 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her six siblings: Jerry Holtel, Brookfield; Bill Murray, Farley; Larry Holtel, Kansas City, MO; John Holtel, California; and Paul Holtel, Oregon, and her sister, Kay Jacobs of Brookfield.
A private viewing will be held at Wright Funeral Home, 1201 West Helm Street, Brookfield,
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