Sharon P. M. E. VanFossen, 53

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 Sharon Patricia Marie Elana VanFossen, 53, of Carrollton, passed away at her home Sunday, April 18, 2021. 

Born June 1, 1967, in Alliance, she was a daughter to Leonard Bates, Sr. and Leona M. (Sallade) Gray. 

Sharon loved animals and enjoyed music. 

Sharon is survived by her father, Leonard Bates, Sr. of Alliance; her mother, Leona Gray of Carrollton; her step-father, Richard Gray; two brothers, Lawrence (Beth) Bates of Minerva and Leonard Bates, Jr. of Carrollton; two half-brothers, Brandon (Amanda) Bates of Alliance and Coty Bates of Alliance; a half-sister, Lynn Ann Wilson of Beloit; her fiancé, Jeffery Dews of East Canton; and many uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews.

There will be no services.

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