Sharon K. Jennings

Private family interment for Sharon Jennings, 83-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away Aug. 24, 2019 at the Hospice House in Gillette, will be held by her family at a later date. Donations in Sharon’s memory may be made to the Rebekah Lodge in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at

Sharon Kay Jennings was born on Dec. 1, 1935 in Smith Center, Kansas to Verlin and Alice Shivley. She grew up and went to school in Kansas where she graduated from high school. She was trained as a nurse’s aide and worked many years for hospitals. She was married in Kansas to Duane King and lived in Worland and worked for the Washakie Memorial Hospital for many years. Duane and Sharon were later divorced. She was married on July 3, 1982 in Gillette to Charles Jennings and they made their home in Wright where her husband worked for Black Thunder Mine. They retired in 1992 and moved to Buffalo where Sharon worked for Super 8 Motel. They continued living in Buffalo until her death.

She is survived by her husband Charles Jennings of Buffalo; one son, Alan King of Pensacola, Florida; two daughters, Ronda Naber and her husband Russ of Spokane, Washington and Rita Garcia and her husband Richard of Worland; one stepson Charles Jennings of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; one stepdaughter Debra Hayes and her husband Mark also of Spokane; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter-in-law Sandy King and two grandsons.