Sharon Jean Baney, 66

Sharon Jean Baney, 66, of Bakersfield, died April 15, 2020, at NHC Healthcare in West Plains. A private graveside service was held at Free Union Cemetery near Leota in Howell County. 

She was born Aug. 26, 1953, in Hocomo, the daughter of Claude Eugene and Mable “Joann” Hall Strain. She married Jesse H. Baney. Ms. Baney was a member of the Church of Christ.

She is survived by two grandchildren, Evie Elizabeth Harmon and Joe Michael Harmon; two sisters, Kathy Harper of Caulfield, and Connie Bales of Bakersfield; one aunt, Glenna Hall of West Plains; one uncle, Charles Strain of Moody; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, who died Aug. 6, 2010; and one daughter, Angela Joann Baney.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., West Plains, MO 65775. Online condolences may be expressed at

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