Rueanna Sharrah, a former resident of McCloud, California, passed away on January 2, 2016.

She was born in Kansas City, Missouri on December 21, 1927 to Harry Dale Ward and Cordia Faye Ward.

Rueanna was married on December 4, 1945 to Alva Sharrah. They had two children, Robert Sharrah of Oakland, California and Gary Sharrah of Chico, California.

She is survived by three grandchildren: Tonya Gilreath (and Todd) of McCloud, California, Brenda Johnson (and Chris) of Redding, California, and Kevin Sharrah (and Shelby) of Chico, California; eight great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alva Sharrah; sister, Verna Roiuland; and grandson, Jason Sharrah.

Services will be held on Friday, January 15 at 12:30 p.m. at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo, California.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the American Cancer Society.