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Sharon D. (Rogers) Birch


Sharon Dee (Rogers) Birch was born March 26, 1944 in Kansas City, Missouri and departed this life on April 5, 2024 at her home, surrounded by the love of her family, at the age of 80 years and 9 days.

She was the daughter of Earl T. and Melba (St. Clair) Rogers.

Sharon was a life-long resident of Pleasant Hill, Missouri.  She was a member of the 1962 graduating class of Pleasant Hill High School.

Sharon treasured her time raising her two daughters, Stella and Shea, and took great pride in their accomplishments.

Sharon worked for the USDA for 20 years, retiring as an Accounting Technician in 2010. She enjoyed gardening, raising her flowers, watching the birds and wildlife that surrounded her home, and her cats.

The most important thing in Sharon’s life was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Melba Rogers; one brother, Leonard Rogers and one sister, Audrey Shewmaker.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Birch of the home; two daughters, Stella Gaston of Raymore, Missouri and Shea Beddo and husband Duane of Harrisonville, Missouri; one brother, Duane Rogers and wife Gail of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; grandchildren, Dylan Beddo and wife Monica of Jefferson City, Missouri, Alex Marr and wife Christina of Lee’s Summit, Missouri and Colton Marr of Raymore, Missouri; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Private graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at the Pleasant Hill, Cemetery.

5 Messages

  • Jim Greene Posted April 10, 2024 7:41 pm

    This is the first I’ve heard of this. My sincere condolences to the entire family for your loss. Sharon was a beautiful person & a great neighbor for many years.

  • Charlene Givens Posted April 11, 2024 12:10 am

    My deepest sympathy for the family and friends of ShRon.

  • Cheri Saylor Hayes Ware Posted April 11, 2024 10:03 am

    Mike, Stella, Shea and all the family – I am so sorry for your loss. Sharon was a lovely person and I always enjoyed our conversations when I would see her. You are all in my prayers. RIP, Sharon.

  • Kristine Gray Posted April 11, 2024 8:16 pm

    Mike, I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed Sharon’s visits to the feed store. Of course she loved feeding the birds. Again, please know your loss is felt by many and you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Mary Esther Smith Posted April 18, 2024 12:09 pm

    My deepest sympathy for the family. Sharon was a beautiful person and I was very fortunate to have known her. RIP

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