Sharon A. Rine

June 12, 1946 ‒ July 21, 2016

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Sharon A. Rine, age 70, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Knox Community Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 12, 1946 in Circleville, Ohio the daughter of Verl and Anna Lida (Downing) Keaton. Sharon was a 1964 graduate of Danville High School and worked many years as a waitress for Jody’s, Ikes and most recently R&M Southside Diner.

Sharon was a member of the Fraternal Order of Elks #140 and Colonial City Moose Lodge #2555. She enjoyed going to the casino or just visiting with friends over a good cup of coffee, but most important to her was the quality time she spent with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years James Rine, four sons, Robert Lee King II of Mount Vernon, Brian Christopher King of Mount Vernon, Jeffrey (Carol) Rine of Panama City, Florida and Christian Rine of Mount Vernon, six grandchildren, Cecelia Rose King, Shelbie Denise King, Halie Ann King, Phoenix Christian Rine, Mackenzie Marie Rine and Ethan Bradley Rine, three brothers, Junior (Linda) Keaton of Florida, Ronald Cooper of Carrollton, Ohio and Ernie Keaton of Lancaster, three sisters, Robin (Keith) Brady of Carrollton, Ohio, Jean (Larry) Fath of Gambier, Rosie (George) Hallarn of Lancaster and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, John Keaton, David Keaton and a sister, Paula Kay Stead.

Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. The family will observe a private burial in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

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  • So sorry for your loss. Sharon was a great women and we shared ma y memories. May God hold each one of you in his arms during this time of need. Prays and thoughts your way.

  • Jim: Chuck, Karen, and I send our deepest sympathies to you at Sharon’s passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Mary Ann Fronce.

  • Jim and Family:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad time. I thank you for sharing your wife and mother in my life. She was a great person, coworker and friend.


    Desire Scott (Desi Frederick)

  • To Jim, Bob, Brian, Jeff and Chris, and all of Sharon’s family: each and everyone of you have my heart felt and deepest sympathy. I will keep you all in my prayers for God’s comfort and peace beyond all understanding to be with you at this sad time.

  • Jim and Family
    Sorry for your loss. You all have our deepest sympathy, and may she rest in peace.