Sharon Kay Yancey, 52, passed away June 23, 2021, at her home surrounded by loving family. She was born in Lebanon, PA on August 22, 1968. Sharon was the daughter of the late Brett and Judith (Peffley) Long.

Sharon is a 1986 graduate of Lebanon High School and lifelong member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with loved ones, especially her granddaughters and great-nephew. She also liked to shop, travel, and attend her children’s sporting events. She had the biggest personality. Sharon was the life of the party with her dance moves and her infectious laugh which lit up the room.

Sharon is survived by fiancé, Michael Smith and sister, Sheila Kauffman both of Lebanon, PA. Also, surviving are her two children, Robert Knutson, husband of Danielle, of Mesa, AZ, Skyanne Douple, wife of Austin, of Lebanon, PA, niece Kyra Cartagena, wife of Hector and great-nephew Maxim, of Myerstown, PA, grandchildren Emerson Kay and Ellis Jude Knutson and grand dog, Moose and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, Sharon was preceded in death by stepson, Benjamin Knutson.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 757 Willow Street, Lebanon, PA 17046. Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements. Please share your memories with the family at our online guest book at