Sharon Harrison obituary (1948 – 2021) – Cordova, TN

Sharon Lea Park Harrison, 73, died at her home in Cordova, TN on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Sharon was born on February 9, 1948 in Memphis, TN. She was predeceased by her parents, Printes V. Park and Alma Lea Gibbs Queener, her stepfather E. Llewellyn Queener, her half-sister Camilla Queener Shaw (and her husband William “Bill” Shaw) and her half-brother Edgar L. “Eddie” Queener.

Sharon is survived by her daughter, Catherine Maddux (Marty) of Lexington, KY; her son, Jack Everett (Julia) of Memphis, Tennessee; grandsons Aubrey Maddux (Olivia Mayer) and Wesley Maddux (Lori), of Lexington, KY, and Jackson Everett of Memphis, TN; and great-grandson Joshua Maddux of Lexington, KY.

She attended Memphis East High School and Memphis State University, where she earned a BS in Geology and an MS in Geophysics. She was employed by the Tennessee Earthquake Information Center, as well as the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

Sharon was an avid reader and a talented seamstress and gardener. She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and dogs. Her love for animals brought her to the Keeshond Puppy Mill Rescue program, where she raised and adopted several Keeshonds over the years, which brought her great joy. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN, on a date to be determined. An announcement will follow.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at, or to the World Wildlife Fund at

Posted by The Daily Memphian on November 30, 2021.