Shari Lymon


Shari Lynn Lymon was born in Columbus Ohio on November 24, 1961 to the union of Shirley and John Lymon. She was a graduate of Mifflin High School and continued her education at Columbus State where she received a degree in Social Work. Shari was employed at the South East Community Health Center for 23 years.

Shari loved her clients at the center. She spent many hours counseling and educating the women. She helped them with housing and employment and all of their many needs. She loved and respected and served as a role model and mentor.

Shari has always loved the Lord. As a child she grew up in her mother’s church, Centenary United Methodist Church.

Shari loved Sports. Her favorite teams were the Yankees, Raiders, Lakers and OSU Buckeyes “Go Bucks”. When you saw Shari was usually watching some sport on TV.

Shari was happy when she was with family. She was a Queen of Grandmothers Her “Grands” were her heart, but her biggest heart was her son Sherod. They shared special bond, never to be broken. She was a firm supporter of family reunions and family holiday dinners and was always on the planning committees.

At 4:30 pm on a rainy Sunday afternoon on April 15, 2018 surrounded by her family and friends, who loved her so much, Shari Lymon went to her Heavenly Home. She was 56 years of age and now she is with her Lord and Savior. She’s Free At LAST. No more suffering, no more pain. She’s happy and dancing in heaven.

Shari is preceded in death by her beloved father, John Lymon; her beautiful mother, Shirley Lymon; grandmother, Willa Mae Dunn; and husband, Anthony Carthon.

Those who celebrate her life and legacy and cherish precious memories are her beloved son, Sherrod Lemar Lymon (Tawana Booker); brothers, Spencer K. Lymon (Martha Mack) and Sean C ( Michelle) Lymon; step children, Teanna Booker and Antwan Booker; grandchildren, Nyteyah Booker, William Brown ll, Sha’Riyah Lymon, Shyanne Lymon, Amirah Booker, Antwan Booker, Jr., Aireyon’ah Booker, Chance Jessie, and Tristan Lymon; aunt, Patrici Long Reed; uncle, James (Ernesteen) Long; nieces, Ebony Lymon, Shenice Mack, Teira Knaff, Jordan Lymon, Taylor Lymon, and Ashley Curry; nephew, Brandon (Christy) Robinson; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Shari will be missed. She was a warm, generous, loving person. She was always willing to give a helping hand with a smile on her face. She will brighten Heaven.

Visitation 12:00pm and Funeral 1:00pm Monday, April 23, 2018 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. There are no words to express the sorrow in our hearts. Please know that our deepest sympathy are with you. May the father of tender mercies and God of comfort who comfort us in all of our tribulations help you to endure.

  2. To the family of Shari, you have my deepest sympathy in your loss. Death is one of the most difficult situations families must face. We have God’s promise at Isaiah 25:8 which says, “He will swallow up death forever.” By means of God’s Kingdom, the dead will be resurrected to everlasting life. (Acts 24:15; Psalms 37:29)

  3. To the Lymon family the condolences go out to you from the Tuff family. May GOD strengthen you and keep you strong

  4. Condolences to the Lymon, May God be your Comforter during this difficult time. Ms Shari touched many lives & I was sadden to hear of her passing but she now sits with the Lord…..continue to praise his holy name.

  5. Dorothy Simpson-Woods

    I worked many years with Shari and have not met a better advocate for the mentally ill in my life. Shari truly was a beautiful person and will be Greatly missed. God has called home an angel. My sincere condolences to her family. May God give you peace in your time of sorrow.

  6. My prayers to the family during this time of sorrow. God be with you.


  7. To the family, I was shocked and sad to hear of Shari passing. I have great memories of all the fun we had growing up during our junior high and high school days. May god bless you and comfort you during this difficult time.

  8. When I look back some of my favorite parts of my paths have been made of dirt…The 10+ years I spent delivering direct services to people experiencing homelessness on the street, land and in shelters (while working for Southeast, Inc.) was by far one of my favorite parts of my journey… During this time I met and worked with some amazing human beings…Shari Lymon was one of them…Rest easy my friend now that your earth work is complete…My deepest condolences to the Lymon family…Shari touched many lives…She will be greatly missed.

  9. Gehri/Jeanne Wickliffe

    We are so sorry for your loss! May you be comforted by the love and memoriesupport you shared

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