Sharon Ann <I>Summerville</I> Litton

Sharon Ann Summerville Litton

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Death 3 Aug 1976 (aged 36)
Burial Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 5971463 · View Source
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Sharon Litton was the 37 yr old wife of Congressman Jerry Litton. August 3, 1976, the Litton family boarded a small plane in their hometown of Chillicothe, MO. Jerry Litton was heading to Kansas City, MO on election night to claim the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate he won in a tough primary. Just after takeoff, Litton's plane crashed into a soybean field next to the Chillicothe airport and exploded into a ball of flames. Litton, his wife, Sharon, both 37, and their two children, Linda, 13, and Scott, 12, were killed, along with family friend and pilot, Paul Rupp Jr. and his son, Paul III.


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  • Created by: Bill Walker
  • Added: 19 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5971463
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sharon Ann Summerville Litton (12 Oct 1939–3 Aug 1976), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5971463, citing Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Bill Walker (contributor 656) .