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Rev. Sharon L. White

Rev. Sharon L. White, 79, of Taylorville, formerly of Sullivan, passed away at 6:15 AM Wednesday December 21, 2022 at Memorial Medical Hospital, Springfield.

Visitation is Tuesday, December 27, 2022 10:00 AM followed by funeral at 11:00 AM in the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan. Burial will be in the Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan. Memorials can be sent to Crossroads Apostolic Ministries in Taylorville, IL (PO Box 345) or pay online at Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Sharon was born March 2, 1943 in Sullivan, the daughter of Claude and Milon Reed. She was a graduate of Apostolic Bible Institute in St. Paul, Minnesota, and a licensed minister for the United Pentecostal Church International for over 50 years. Sharon co-pastored several churches and was a leader in the Ladies Ministry (UPCI) in Illinois and Kentucky for many years. Sharon was known for playing the accordion, piano, organ and ministering in song and never failing to preach the Gospel. Her ministry changed lives.

Surviving are her daughters, Stephanie Price of Decatur and Michelle (Tim) Hancock of Taylorville; brothers Kenneth (Shelba) Reed of Casper, Wyoming and Gary (Linda – deceased) Reed of Columbia, Missouri; sister Yvonne (Gawain) Bevis of Arthur and a grandson Spencer Hill of Decatur.

She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter Cynthia White.

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