Sharon Sue Schneider Nault
Sharon Sue Schneider Nault
  • September 1, 1946 - February 15, 2017
  • Texas

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Sharon Sue Schneider Nault, 70, passed away on Wednesday February 15, 2017 in Abilene. Funeral services will be 2:00p.m., Monday, February 20, 2017 at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith, 5701 Hwy 277 South, with Lauren Garduno officiating. Burial will follow in Shep Cemetery, Shep, Texas. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. at the funeral home.
Sharon was born on September 1, 1946 in Abilene, Texas to the late Edward C. and Lemma Tharpe Nichols Schneider. She lived in Roscoe and attended schools there until graduating from Roscoe High School in 1964. She continued her education graduating from Abilene Christian University in 1968 with a BS in Education. Sharon met her future husband, David Lloyd Nault in Anchorage, Alaska while at her sister Edwina's wedding. He was the Best Man and she was the Maid of Honor. They married on October 3, 1970 in Roscoe, TX and returned to Alaska where they lived first in Kodiak, then Haines, and then Ketchikan. They also lived in Sierra Vista, Arizona. They returned to Texas in 1982, first living in Spring and then moving to Shep in 1993.
Sharon taught physical education and English in Texas and Alaska but her later career found her working in the State Vocational Rehabilitation Program. She found it very rewarding to assist people with disabilities return to work. Sharon retired in 2010, becoming a full-time grandmother. She was a member of the Church of Christ and also taught Children's Bible Class all of her adult life.
Preceding her in death were her husband, David L. Nault; her sister, Edwina Schneider Roswell and husband, Tim; her parents; and her nephew, Ross Roswell. Survivors include two sons, Scott D. Nault and wife, Cynthia of Abilene, and J. Lee Nault and wife, Alecia of Herndon, Virginia; one sister, Denise Schneider Sprott and husband, David of Belton; three granddaughters, Cayelyn, Casey, and Lynlee Nault; three grandsons, Cole, Caden, and Jericho Nault; six nieces and three nephews; and numerous great-nieces and nephews.