Sharon Dee Orrick, 83, entered into rest July 16, 2020. She was born in Carin, Okla., on Sept. 19, 1936 to Joe and Florence McHaffie as the youngest of four girls.
At age one, Sharon and her family moved to Joplin, Mo., and later moved to Chico, Calif., at age 10. She attended Central and Chico High.
Sharon married Jerry Orrick in 1953 and together they had two sons, Joe Orrick of Sacramento and Tom Orrick (deceased) of Lodi. She was very active in Little League and Cub Scouts with her sons.
Sharon was employed by Montgomery Ward and then by PG&E, Sacramento, later transferring to Stockton. She was the past president of a service club representing PG&E called Pan Aurora. Sharon retired from PG&E, Stockton.
Surviving Sharon are her husband of 67 years, Jerry; son Joe, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren; and sister Naomie Edmonds of Auburn.
No services will be held per her wishes. Donations in her memory can be made to Alzheimer’s Association.