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Sharon A. McCarthy

Sharon A. McCarthy, 70, of Lawton, Okla., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Lawton.

She was born on Aug. 30, 1943, in Superior to Cyril and Bernice (Nelson) Cummings. She grew up and attended schools in Superior, graduating from Superior Central High School in 1961.

She married Robert Moin on May 5, 1962, in Superior. He preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 1978. She moved to Lawton, Okla. in 1980. She married Robert J. "Jim" McCarthy Jr. on Feb. 27, 1980, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Sharon was a homemaker and a Licensed Practical Nurse.

She is survived by her husband, of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Annette Moin of Duncan, Okla.; daughter and her fiance', Lizabeth Moin Johnson and Joe Littlejohn, of Cameron Park, Calif.; a step-daughter, Starla Hernandez of San Antonio, Texas; a step-son, Jay McCarthy and his wife, Shannon, of Charleston, S.C.; a sister and brother-in-law, Lois Branscomb and her husband, DuWayne, of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren, Jenna Moin, Derric Black, Christopher Moin, Sarah Moin, Jessica Black, Jacey Black, Alexis Fernandez Penney, Lawrence Fernandez, Trevor Hernandez, Treston Hernandez, Kiersten Johnson, Brianna Johnson, Linda Mortimer, Christian Tiddark, Catherine Moin, Mitch McCarthy, and Kendra McCarthy; and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Linda Tiddark, a step-daughter, Twyla Fernandez, and several half brothers and sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804, Lawton Humane Society, PO Box 3134, Lawton, OK 73502, or to the Holy City of the Wichita's, P.O. Box 2003, Lawton, OK 73502.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at the Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel with Gordon Russell, officiating.