Sharon Vandygriff

Godfrey | Saturday, February 26 2022 |

Sharon L. Vandygriff, 73, died at 9:31 p.m. on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at her residence. 

She was born August 5, 1948, in Carlinville, IL the daughter of the late John and Charlotte (McCoy) Beyer.  She was a member of Sanford Avenue Baptist Church in Alton.  On March 7, 1977, she married Wesley Vandygriff and he survives.

Also surviving are one son, Nathan Vandygriff (Jennifer) of Piasa, IL,  one daughter, Wendy Jo Escamilla (Jesus) of Oakley, CA,  eight grandchildren, Tyler, Kenzi, Trey, Whitney,  Briana,  Ashlie, Gabriela, and Allisyn, one great-granddaughter, Cattleya, one brother, Kenny Beyer (Connie) of Brighton, IL. Three sisters, Linda Brown (Terry) of Wood River, IL, Patty  Dial (David) of Wood River, IL, and Debbie Abner (James) of Brighton, IL, and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews who were very special to her.   

Memorial visitation will be held Friday, March 4, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of Memorial service at 4:00 p.m. at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.  Reverend  Dan Bowers will officiate.  Burial will be private.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Sanford Avenue Baptist Church  Additional information and online guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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