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Sharon Gail Pugh Laney

August 15, 1941 ~ November 3, 2020

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Mrs. Sharon Gail Pugh Laney, 79, died Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley, MS. The funeral service will be Saturday, November 7, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. Brad Burnett officiating. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery.  Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 12:00 noon.

Born on August 15, 1941, to the late Clarence Edward Pugh and Marlys Ramona Romunder Pugh King, Mrs. Laney was a former member of First Baptist Church of Greenville and a current member of First Baptist Church of Oxford. She was a homemaker, a loving mother and a devoted wife of 59 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeff Laney; two brothers, James Pugh and Robert Pugh and her step-father, Arthur King.

Survivors include her husband, Paul Fredric Laney of Water Valley, MS; a daughter, Fonda Laney Rowland and her husband, Gary of Greenville, MS; a son, Michael Edward Laney and his girlfriend, Liz of Leland, MS; a step-sister, Ann King of Lakeland, FL; three step-brothers, Wayne King of Atlanta, GA, David King of Ft. Meyers, FL and Fred King of Arizona; nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Laney’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Saturday, November 7, 2020 2:00PM – 12:00AM

Waller Funeral Home & Cremation Services
419 Highway 6 West P.O. Box 1200
Oxford, MS 38655


Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:00PM – 2:00PM

Waller Funeral Home & Cremation Services
419 Highway 6 West P.O. Box 1200
Oxford, MS 38655

1 thought on “Sharon Gail Pugh Laney”

  1. Dear Laney family, you have my condolences. The death of a loved one brings great sorrow, but you are not alone. Our loving Heavenly Father can give you the comfort you need to get through this. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 says “The God of all comfort, comforts us in all our trials” so He is here to help you. I hope this gives you some comfort.


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