Sharon Rhea Bayes of Dallas, Texas, born Sharon Rhea Lucas in Oualaska, Washington, on Dec. 21, 1936. She passed gently away on Aug. 25, 2017.

Sharon Rhea Bayes of Dallas, Texas, born Sharon Rhea Lucas in Oualaska, Washington, on Dec. 21, 1936. She passed gently away on Aug. 25, 2017.

Graveside service will be held at Resthaven Memorial Park, Shawnee, Nov. 11, at 3:30 p.m.

Sharon was born to Theron M. and Mable A.(Burleyson) Lucas of Oklahoma. She graduated from Shawnee High School in 1954. She began her banking career at American National Bank in Shawnee and ended it at Thunderbird Investment/Bankfirst Corp.

Sharon relocated to Dallas in 1983, and began a successful career in real estate. As a career woman she established her own business and earned much recognition before retiring in 2015.

Sharon’s spirit and generosity will live on through the lives of those she cared for the most.

She is survived by her sister Gail Edwards, brother Ron Lucas, daughter Rhea Clifton, sons Tim Rex Nelson and Jon Stewart, grandchildren Daniel Ryan, Calista Nabors, Patrick Clifton, Dylon Clifton, Elwyn Nelson, Joshua Nelson, Michaela Stewart, Justin Stewart, great-grandchildren Kylie Blackston and Logan Ryan.

Preceding her in death are her parents and her sister Barbara (Lucas) Stewart.