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Idalou United Methodist Church
518 Chestnut Street
Idalou, TX  79329
Monday, September 28, 2020
2:00 - 8:00 p.m.
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Monday, September 28, 2020
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Idalou United Methodist Church
518 Chestnut Street
Idalou, TX  79329
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Idalou Cemetery
Hwy. 62-82
Idalou, TX  79329
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Lubbock County 4-H

Wildcat FFA


Sharon Foreman McGougan

of Lubbock, TX

July 11, 1966 - September 25, 2020


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Sharon Foreman McGougan, 54, of Idalou passed into the glory of God and entered into Heaven on Friday, September 25, 2020 in Lubbock. Sharon was born on July 11, 1966 in Lubbock, Texas to Edward Don Foreman and Jody Clanton Foreman. Sharon was a Public School teacher in Texas including El Paso, Quinlan, Tyler, Lubbock and Idalou Public School districts for over 29 years. She felt a special calling for agriculture and working with special education students motivated by her father, Don Foreman. She loved working at Ivey Gardens and advising customers from her vast knowledge of horticulture. She graduated Idalou High School class of 1984 and Texas A&M University BS, Ag Journalism, minor Horticulture 1988.

Her hobbies included all things involving FFA & 4-H related activities such as leadership training, judging teams, exhibiting, and raising livestock, plants, and photography. She was a master gardener, floral design expert and ardent supporter of youth activities. She fought hard for the girls’ volleyball program which exists in Idalou today largely due to her efforts. She was a Bunco and Bridge playing queen and she loved hosting social gatherings for family and friends. She loved her family above all things and planned reunions, family meals and events to gather her family around her including game nights, special events and decorating for all occasions. She never met a stranger and opened her home, garden and swimming pool to friends and family. She was a member of the TAMU former student’s association, Idalou United Methodist Church, American Polled Hereford Association, and National FFA Alumni Association. She volunteered in many organizations including the Lubbock County and Wildcat 4-H clubs, Idalou FFA Chapter and held her American Farmer Degree.

Survivors include husband, Charlie McGougan, daughter, Shae Lynn Suttle, sons, Shaeffer Suttle, Travis McGougan, Trevor McGougan, parents, Edward Don and Jody Foreman, brother, S. Rafe Foreman and wife, Elaine, nieces, Shady Rae and Alyson Elaine Foreman and many other relatives and relations. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Mabel Foreman Dixon, grandparents, Charles and Pauline Clanton, Ed Foreman, aunts, Sandra Foreman Hearn, Jo Nell Foreman Neitsch, Nella Mae Clanton, Charline Crump and cousin, Jett Harmon. She brought a light into every room she entered and every life she touched.

Visitation will be from 2 – 8 PM on Monday, September 28, 2020 at the Idalou United Methodist Church, 518 Chestnut Street, in Idalou, and the family will receive friends from 5:30 – 7:30 PM on Monday at the church. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the Idalou United Methodist Church with interment to follow in the Idalou Cemetery. Arrangements are under the personal care of Combest Family Funeral Homes in Lubbock. Please visit www.combestfamilyfuneralhomes.com for more information. Livestream video will be available at https://www.facebook.com/idalouumc.

Memorials may be sent to Lubbock County 4-H and Wildcat FFA.

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20 Condolence(s)
Kim bristo
Idalou, TX
Saturday, October 3, 2020

Shae Lynn. Schaefer and the entire family,
I will be praying for your family in the days ahead. I enjoyed the many years teaching down the hall from your mother.

Karen Williams-Book
Lubbock, TX
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

I went to school with Sharon at Idalou and was a member of Idalou United Methodists Church many years ago. I am so sorry for your loss. Praying God’s comfort be with the family during this time.

Bobbie Burke
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Jody I am so sorry to hear of Sharon's passing. Please know that you, Don, Rafe and her husband and family are in my prayers. May God give you peace and comfort at this difficult time.
Love you!

Peggie Morgan
Fresno, CA
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Sharon will be missed so much because of her active involvement in so many
peoples lives — a life well lived! Her influence will live on! I pray for comfort
for her family and her many special friends

Frances Mojica Camargo
Idalou, TX
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Our Idalou Family has lost a wonderful, strong human being full of life. We will miss you . But we will remember all the fond memories we all shared with you. Prayers Shaelynn, Shaffer, Charlie and Don ,Jody,,Rafe Forman THE Lord ease your hearts and embrace you tight. We love you all

Sherrie Warren
Whitehouse, TX
Monday, September 28, 2020

I worked with Sharon at Robert E. Lee, Tyler Tx for several years . Sharon always seemed Happy and made people feel good. She loved working with flowers and loved her family. She will be missed

Belinda Mojica Woodard
Idalou, TX
Monday, September 28, 2020

Shaelynn , Shaeffer , Charlie and all the Foreman Family. Our condolences and Family. Prayers for strength and peace during this very difficult time. May it bring you some comfort in knowing she touched so many people and loved by all.

Tonya Hettler
Idalou, TX
Monday, September 28, 2020

Just got the phone call and are so very, very sorry. Sharon was such a special lady with a huge heart. She will live on in the many, many lives she touched and impacted in such a wonderful way. Prayers your many happy memories will help you through this terrible time.

Ann Clanton
Tomball, TX
Monday, September 28, 2020

Don, Jody and Rafe, I am so shocked and saddened by the news of Sharon's passing. I have fond memories of her as a child when we visited your house. Reading of her many accomplishments show how her legacy will be greatly remembered. My deepest Sympathy and Prayers that Our Lord will comfort you all during this difficult time.

Kyle & Amy Zahn
Lubbock, TX
Monday, September 28, 2020

What a wonderful sweet lady, that will be dearly missed by so many lives that she touched🙏

Shirley McCollough
Vidor, TX
Monday, September 28, 2020

To our beloved Charlie, Shae Lynn, Shaeffer, Travis, Trevor, Faye, Pat, Don and Jody,
Words cannot express our grief for the loss of Sharon. She is so loved and will be missed by all of us. May God grant you comfort, strength, wisdom and peace as you face the coming hours, days and months. We love you all!
Love and prayers from Shirley, Phillip, Gi Gi, Shelley and Tristyn

Susan White
Ft.Worth, TX
Sunday, September 27, 2020

Jody,Don,and Rafe. My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to you. I've known Sharon my whole life and she was such a joy to know. And to Charlie and the kids,my thoughts and prayers are with you.

MaryAlice Roberts
Shamrock, TX
Sunday, September 27, 2020

We’re saddened by the passing of Sharon a beautiful fragrant flower of your family! We pray for y’all during this most difficult time. Sincerely, Charles and MaryAlice Roberts

Stacy Roach Morris
Garland, TX
Sunday, September 27, 2020

I am so sorry for the loss of Sharon. She was such a sweet person. I am praying for all of you during this time.

Stacy Roach Morris

Jim & Sandy Kave
Flower Mound, TX
Saturday, September 26, 2020

Don, Jody & Rafe we are so saddened by your loss We have such fond memories of Sharon when the girls were little. We know how special she was to all her family. We will keep you all in our prayers.
Love & Deepest Sympathy,
Jim & Sandy Kave

Lori brown
Lubbock, TX
Saturday, September 26, 2020

Lord please be with this family that they feel your loving arms around them and feel your love and comfort . God bless you all .. your friend lori brown

Penny Hight Wilson
Lubbock,
Saturday, September 26, 2020

My deepest sympathy for each of you. May God comfort you and give you peace and you feel His love and presence. I have such fond memories of Sharon and the Foreman family of all the years we were at church together. I am truly sorry for your loss. God bless you all.

Louis Cheek
Seguin, TX
Saturday, September 26, 2020

I’m so sorry to hear Sharon passed away. She was always so kind to me.
Please your family is in my prayers.

Sheri Schmidt-baker
Idalou,
Saturday, September 26, 2020

So sorry to hear this , she was so young & full of life. She is missed by all who knwq her, Prayers for Don & Jody, Rafe

Michelle Gibbens
Dallas, TX
Saturday, September 26, 2020

Charlie, Shae Lynn, Travis, Schaeffer, Trevor, and the Foreman Family
We pray that God will wrap his arms around you and your family as you grieve the loss of your wife, friend, mother, and daughter.
Michelle, Morgan, and Nevan Gibbens