Mrs. Sharon Gillan, 77, of Thorntown, passed away unexpectedly on March 10, 2021.

Sharon was born July 15, 1943 in Thorntown to the late Harry and Evelyn (Joseph) Bowen. She was married to John Gillan, he died on March 10, 2021.

Sharon was a graduate of Thorntown High School. She worked for Deluxe Check Printing in Indianapolis for 30 years.  After retiring, Sharon loved her new part-time job at Country Gardens with best friends Gene & Peggy Poe.

Sharon absolutely loved her family, friends, church and community. Sharon was an active member of Thorntown Christian Church and Thorntown Kiwanis.  She also enjoyed supporting Western Boone schools and sports teams, doing various crafts and watching the Indianapolis Colts.

Survivors include her children Doug Merrill of Thorntown, Jodie Merrill (Mary Helen Atkins) of Denton, NC, Kristine (Don) Barnes of Thorntown, Patrick Gillan of Crawfordsville, Matthew Gillan of Crawfordsville; grandchildren, J.R. (Lyndsay) Merrill, Miriah Merrill, Houston (Emily) Phillips, Hannah Phillips, Hunter Phillips, Jake Barnes, Emily (Josh) Hollums and Courtney Barnes; great-grandchildren, Gryson Louks, Addalynn Loucks, Ryker Louks and Brooks Hollum.

Family and friend will gather Wednesday, March 17 from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service at 5:00 p.m. with Rev. Glenn Jewell officiating in the Thorntown Christian Church, 125 W. Main Street, Thorntown, Indiana 46071.  You are invited to visit the website www.strawmyerdrury.com where you may sign his online register and leave a personal message. Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Thorntown Christian Church, 125 W. Main Street, Thorntown, Indiana 46071.