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Sharon Flynn

Sharon Anno Flynn, 35, Gas, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
She was a homemaker and loved video games.
Flynn was born in Troy, Mo.
Her husband, Stewart Cole Jr., survives, as do her children, Salena Nichole Flynn and Sabrina Dove Flynn, both of Gas, and Ricky Stubbs, Topeka; her mother, Donna Glover, Gas; and her father, James Lawrence Flynn III, Lexington, Ky.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorials may be made to Adopt-A-Child at First Baptist Church in Iola. Memorial services will be announced later. 


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