Sharon Rose Cairns


In loving memory

Sharon Rose Cairns, 81, passed away on March 17 in Pagosa Springs. 

Sharon was born in San Bernardino, Calif., on Nov. 3, 1940. She is survived by her husband, Ronald Kent Cairns, 84; they were married Nov. 3, 1956. 

She is also survived by sister Nancy Alexander, sister Carol Mullavey, children Randy L. Cairns, Robert E. Cairns and Sharlene M. Cairns. Grandchildren Nichole Rockney, Juliana Coe, Nathanial Cairns, Melinda MacMurray, David McNutt, Marissa Leslie, Randy Misckar, Jenna Berg and Megan Krites. Great-grandchildren Samuel Rockney, Ian Rockney, Code Proctor, Aidan Cairns, Landon Cairns, Alden Cairns, Madelyn MacMurray, Milo MacMurray, Dylan Chase, Gabrielle Chase, Kason Leslie, Everett Krites, Hudson Krites, Grace Bramble, Aidan Bramble, Lincoln Berg and Ryder Berg. She is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews. 

Sharon was preceded by her father, Harold Richard Malone, and mother, Vivian Talbot Malone. 

Sharon Cairns was very active in her kids’ life as they were growing up. She was a Cub Scout den mother and a Girl Scout troop leader. Sharon loved to quilt and was an active member of four different quilting groups in Pagosa Springs, and, before moving to Colorado, she belonged to two groups in California. She loved camping, fishing and gardening. She loved the ocean and would meet her sisters once a year in Oceanside. She also worked at the United Methodist Thrift Shop in Pagosa Springs. She was a secretary for a doctor’s office for 10 years. She loved spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids. She will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her. 

Services will be performed at Pagosa Springs Community United Methodist Church on Thursday, March 31 at 11 a.m.