Sharon Maney Showalter

sharon showalter

March 29, 1946 ~ June 1, 2023

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Fort Mill, SC

Sharon Maney Showalter, 77, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2023, at Atrium Health, Charlotte.

Sharon was born March 29, 1946, in Asheville, to the late Gilbert and Josephine Thompson Maney. She was a graduate of Lee Edwards High School and spent most of her working career in restaurants equipment sales.

She is survived by her son, Terry Showalter and his wife Jennifer, of Fort Mill, SC; daughter, Kendra Lear and her husband Marty, of Lancaster, SC; brother, Barry Maney and his wife Pamela, of Lexington, SC; four grandchildren: Chelsee, Melanie (DJ), Jasmine and Jacob; and three great-grandchildren: Kylee, Damian, and Stefan.

A graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Green Hills Cemetery with Pastor Allen Rash officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.


Graveside Service: June 6, 2023 2:00 pm

Green Hills Cemetery
25 New Leicester Hwy.
Asheville, NC 28806


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Hello, Shay. I miss you so much already.. it brings me peace knowing you had such a great time recently, makes it a tiny bit easier. But I still wasn’t ready to lose you.. I’ll see you again some day. Until then, I hope you watch over me and help me make the best decisions and keep me safe. I love you so much..

  2. Kendra & Marty, Terry & Jennifer, and family…our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. It was very evident how much Ms. Sharon was loved.

  3. Kendra and Terry, I am very sorry for your loss. Your mother was always such a fun spirit. She will be greatly missed. I willpray for your peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  4. I had the pleasure of working with Sharon. She was an amazing person and friend. May she rest in peace.

  5. Terry and family:

    I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. You are in my family’s thoughts.

    Cyndi Watts Ammons

  6. For 45 years you were my favorite person. You were my safe place, my home, my sister by choice. My world is darker without you. But God is with me just as you are with Him now so after awhile my world will once again be filled with light just for having known you. Love you Sis. And I hear you say, “Love you more.”

  7. Dear Sweet Sharon, the world won’t be the same with you not here with us. You are deeply loved by so many. I am so glad I have so many wonderful memories of growing up with you and all the fun we had. You were so strong in your fight with cancer and came out the winner. You were a great mother and grandmother. We are going to miss you so much. Kendra and Terry, Jennifer and Marty, and all her grand children, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray God’s peace will surround you

  8. Dear Kendra, this is one of the hardest things for you and your family. I know she was your glue. My heart aches for you and your family. Hold your memories close, she is right there with you.

  9. Sharon was a great friend and employee. Respected and loved by all of her co-workers with Asheville Showcase and Fixture company and Food Equipment Company. She loved Terry and Kendra very much and really loved her grandchildren. She was will missed but left us all with a lot of funny memories.
    Chris Jones

  10. The loss of one you dearly love is a rough road to have to travel. Sharon was special to many and to all you have my prayers that you will be eased at this time.

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