Sharon Joe Bookout, 64, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2013, in Houston, Texas, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in Decatur to the late Joseph and Grace (Chilcolt) McBride.
Sharon was an active member of her church. Her faith was the center of her life, and she was treasured by her family and friends.
Among survivors are her husband of 44 years, Lee James Bookout of Ledbetter, Texas; daughter, Tara (Paul) Amis of Katy, Texas; son, James Bookout of Houston, Texas; granddaughter, Grace; brother, Steven (Ladonna) McBride of Decatur; sisters, Barb Roe of Decatur and Karen (Craig) Bartles of Bonita Springs, Fla.
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, at New Life Beginnings Church, 5609 FM 359 North, Pattison, Texas 77423.
Preferred memorials are to Hospice Brazos Valley, 302 E. Blue Bell Rd., Brenham, Texas 77833.