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Sharon L. Barnhart McElravy

Updated: May 4, 2023

Sharon L. Barnhart McElravy, 67, of Karns City, went to join her husband and family in their heavenly home Sunday evening, April 30, 2023, in Clearwater, Florida.

Sharon was born in Butler on June 14, 1955. She was the daughter of the late Arthur C. and Shirley L. Reep Barnhart.

She was a 1973 graduate of Karns City Area High School and was of the Protestant faith. She was a member of Family Life Ministries, Church of God of Prophecy in Butler. She enjoyed listening and singing to her Christian music, which gave her great comfort. Sharon had a caring and concern for the residents of Karns City and was a dedicated secretary to Borough Council for many years.

Sharon retired from Penreco in Karns City where she had been employed for more than 40 years. While working full time she also was the full-time caretaker to her husband.

Sharon married Randy L. McElravy on October 1, 1977. Randy preceded her in death on April 15, 2018.

She is survived by her brothers, Francis A. “Frank” Barnhart of Karns City and Stephen P. Barnhart and his wife, Shelly, of Chicora; three sons, Randy L. McElravy Jr. of Karns City, Eric McElravy (Patty) of Chicora and Kirk McElravy of West Sunbury; ten grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, a sister-in-law, four brothers-in-law, and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, a grandson, a brother-in-law, and two nieces.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main St., Karns City, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday. A funeral service will follow from the funeral home at 2 p.m. with the Pastor Robert Hile, Jr., of Family Life Ministries Church of God of Prophecy, officiating. The interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Sugarcreek Twp., Armstrong Co.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karns City Regional Ambulance Service, PO Box 21, Petrolia, PA 16050.

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