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Kathryn V. Hightower

February 14, 1942 ~ January 25, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Kathryn Hightower Obituary

Kathryn V. (Sharp) Hightower, age 81 of Howard Colorado, formerly of Leslie Arkansas departed this life to be with God and her beloved husband Duke on Thursday, January 25th, 2024. She was born on February 14th, 1942 in Leslie Arkansas to Robert and Eunice (Tumbleson) Sharp.

Kathryn married “Duke” Julius Hightower, the love of her life in 1958. They had 57 wonderful years together. Kathryn loved to travel, she very much enjoyed beaches but her fondest adventures were hiking and prospecting the mountains of Colorado with family and friends. Kathryn got great pleasure attending her children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events through the years. She was always their biggest and most vocal fan! Kathryn was a voracious reader, a lifetime learner always thirsting for knowledge, which led her down many different paths. Her proudest accomplishment was becoming a Registered Nurse. She was a member of the Salida Church of Christ. Kathryn will be remembered for her kind and giving soul, always doing what she could to help others, it didn’t matter if they were family or a complete stranger, she truly wanted the best for everyone. 

Kathryn is preceded in death by her parents Robert and Eunice Sharp, her beloved husband Duke, sisters; Lorene Hightower, Maudean Reid, Jean Bartold, Demoid Davidson and Linda Watts.
Kathryn is survived by her children; John Hightower (Melissa), [Jesse Hightower](mailto:Jessehightower@gmail.com)(Claudia), Yvette Garcia (Alfonso “Ponch”). Grandchildren; “Johnny” John Hightower Jr.(Jessica), Joshua Hightower (Gosia), Jacob Hightower (Jordan), Joseph Noah Hightower(Savanna), Jessica Hightower, Justin Hightower, Jenna Albright (Carson), Andres Conde, Mynor Rodriguez, Katerina Stastny(TJ) and [Easton Garcia](mailto:eastondgarcia@gmail.com). Great grandchildren; Victoria Hightower, “Johann” John Hightower III, Dylan Hightower, Evan Hightower, Lucan Hightower, Gareth Hightower, Wyatt Duke Hightower, Eleanor Hightower, Jane Hightower and Baby Girl Stastny on the way.
Siblings; sister Fran Bunch(Bill), brothers George Sharp, Delbert Sharp(Chris), and Darrell Sharp.

Visitation for Kathryn will be at 1:00 on Friday, February 2nd, 2024 with service to follow at 2:00 at Roller-Coffmann Funeral Home, 923 Hwy 65 N. Marshall, Arkansas. Kathryn will then be laid to rest at Pine Grove Cemetery, 5750 Trace Ridge Road, Leslie Arkansas.  

 Arrangements are with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home in Salida, CO.

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Funeral Service
Friday
February 2, 2024

2:00 PM
Roller-Coffman Funeral Home
923 Hwy 65 N.
Marshall, AR 72650

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