Sharon Kaye Whitten

Monday, July 11, 2016

Sharon Kaye Whitten, 51, of Piggott, Ark., passed away on July 5, 2016, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott.

She was born on February 10, 1965, in Modesto, Calif., and was the daughter of the late Wesley Ray and Joyce Marie (Douglass) Hartgroves.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Hartgroves.

Survivors include her son, Cody Whitten of Nimmons, Ark.; a daughter, Cheyenne Whitten and Christopher Smith of Piggott; two grandchildren, Aysa Raye Whitten and Sebastian Wyatt Whitten; three sisters, Sandra Gore and husband Larry of Rector, Jennifer Owens and husband Lee of Piggott and Julie Parnell of Newport, Ark.; the father of her children, Brian Whitten and many other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at Gravel Hill Cemetery in St. Francis, Ark., with Shawn Parker officiating. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott is in charge of the arrangements.