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Sharon (Wilson) Fleming

September 4, 1947 ~ February 27, 2019 (age 71)

Mrs. Sharon Fleming, 71, of Milan, Illinois, died early Wednesday morning, February 27, 2019, in Dawsonville, Georgia.

The former Sharon Wilson was born September 4, 1947, in Decatur, Georgia, to the late Bill and Ellen (Uran) Wilson.  Earlier in her life, Sharon attended school in Decatur until moving to Iowa and graduating from Riceville High School.  Early on, she was a laboratory technician  and later was employed by the Rock Island Arsenal as a computer programmer retiring from there.  On December 20, 1990, Sharon married Harold Fleming.  The couple resided in Milan where they enjoyed their rural home.  Harold preceded Sharon in death on September 7, 2016.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Milan.  Sharon was a master gardener.  She loved her grandchildren dearly as well as pets and wildlife.

Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Misty Dawn and Steve Thiltgen of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Mary (Anthony) Flores, Sabra Thiltgen, Millicent Thiltgen and Sophia Thiltgen; four step-children, five step-grandchildren and ten step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Janice (Mike Jacobs) Wilson of Charles City, Rene DeHought of Rudd and Jone (Ray) Jones of Dublin, Georgia. 

A private graveside service will be held at Rock Island National Cemetery with Pastor Jon Warren officiating. 

Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.

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