Sharlyn Joy Criswell, 88, passed away Dec. 14, 2018. Survived by her children, Pamela (Mark) Moreno, Nola Dieringer, Kitty (Bill) Maldonado, Rick (Kendra) Criswell and Roger (Kirsten) Criswell; grandchildren, Kitty Kiefer, Katie Lewis, Jennifer (Nick) Adams, Levi (Tiffany) Maldonado, Pete Maldonado, Becca Kiefer, Anna Keifer, Nicole Dieringer and Mathew Dieringer, Jessica, Aubrey, and Ryder Criswell; great-grandchildren, Ricky, Jayne, Elle, Billy and Tommy Adams, and Eli Maldonado. Preceded in death by her husband, L.E. Criswell; brother, Junior Herndon; sisters, Betty Horak and Della Carlock. Sharlyn was born to Sylvia (née Slemp) and Carry Herndon, on April 26, 1930, in Rockport, Mo. She was an insurance agent but her priority was as a homemaker. She enjoyed her children and grandchildren, gardening and baking. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at Mountain View Cemetery. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Gentle thoughts and heartfelt sympathy to all the Criswell family on the loss of your mother and grandmother. We remember her, and all of you, as wonderful neighbors. She was a strong, kind and classy lady! We are so sorry for your loss.

  2. Sincere condolences and blessings to Rick and the entire family. I am truly sorry to hear of your loss.

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