Sharon Y. Wahle, 79, of Alton, passed away at 4:01 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Alton Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Otterville on April 21, 1935, the daughter of the late George J. and Nina M. (Phipps) Wahle.
Sharon was a dispatcher for several trucking companies. She also owned and operated Cross Country Trucking. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and playing the lottery, but she most enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by four children, Vicky Reed of Gillespie, Bill Coates of Godfrey, Sherry (Jim) Rutledge of Brighton, and Donnie Smock of Alton; two brothers, Larry (Jacqui) Wahle of Alton and Jack Wahle of White Hall; one sister-in-law, Norma Wahle of Alton; along with 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Dana Fisher; one brother, Donald Wahle; one infant brother, George Edward Wahle, and a great-grandson, Bryce Coates.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Elias, Kallal, and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey.
Burial will follow at Noble Cemetery in Otterville.
Memorials may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.