In Loving

Sharon Gail Murrell

Nov. 26, 1958 – Dec. 04, 2021

Sharon Gail Murrell, 63, loving mother of Esron and Malika Murrell, grandmother to Saint Amiri and Justin Murrell, passed away on December 4, 2021 at 8:20 p.m. Sharon was born on November 26, 1958 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

Sharon grew up in a large family with six other siblings, Kenman, Mato, Kern, Donna, Astrid and Andre. She came from meager beginnings. She attended Junior high and graduated at the top of her class in every subject for three years. Prayer was her strength as she progressed through her studies, going on to master A level exam and working for a government agency in Trinidad and Tobago. Sharon was a reverent servant of God, faithfully believing in all his works and did nothing without prayer first. She was a spiritual person who knew that with God all things are possible. She spread the word of God to everyone she encountered. Sharon was influenced by her family and never hesitated to give her time, love or anything that she had to others. Sharon often fed the homeless at the local shelters out of the trunk of her car and ministered to those struggling in life. In 1990 Sharon came to America and attended college at Pace University with a student visa. She went on to attain a bachelors in Sociology and Anthropology with a minor in Religious studies, she also obtained a Masters in Special Education and PH.D where she found her niche. Sharon was a dedicated teacher and public servant who worked hard to strengthen the goals and aspirations of students who were struggling. She encouraged every student and believed that they could succeed.

As a grandmother she enjoyed spending time with her two grandsons and spent hours laughing at all the new teenager “lingo” and toddler developments. In her free time Sharon loved to travel going to places like London, Barbados, Italy and Jamaica. She believed it was very important to stay active and was always on the go with her loving and faithful companion Bearsome aka “Steve” who also perished with her.

She will be greatly missed by her family, especially her children, Malika and Esron: her grandchildren, Justin and Saint Amiri; and siblings Astrid, Mato, Kern, Kenman and Andre; and all of her nieces and nephews.

We are confident, yes well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the lord.

2 Corinthians 5:8

We understand that people are with us for a time and we are grateful for the love and light that you gave us. You are in your heavenly home.

Rest easy. We Love You!!

Sharon is survived by her two children; two grandchildren; father; four brothers; one sister; several nieces and nephews; and extended family.

A service will be held, for those who would like to attend, at 10 a.m. on December 28 at The Greater Allen AME 110-31 Merrick Blvd, Queens, NY 11433 .

Memorial Service


The Greater Allen AME
110-31 Merrick Blvd
Queens, NY 11433


Tuesday, December 28, 2021


10:00 a.m.

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  1. Astrid Martin December 29, 2021 at 9:32 am - Reply

    To god be the glory ,
    My sister we love u..and I know u in your father loving arms..
    We will see Jesus name..

    Wonderful going home the ministry to the family and friends..bless u that is born of a woman has but a
    Short time to live, but it is what u do why you are living..
    Bless u Sharon Gail Simmons and peace.

  2. Malika Murrell December 29, 2021 at 10:22 am - Reply

    I miss my mom.

  3. Esron Murrell December 29, 2021 at 11:19 am - Reply

    love you with all my heart

    • Shoppy December 29, 2021 at 2:44 pm - Reply

      Forever mama luv my condolences to the murrell family

  4. Matilda December 29, 2021 at 2:13 pm - Reply

    Sleep In Eternal Peace, the heavenly Angels would take care of you in heaven?????❤️

  5. Justin murrell December 29, 2021 at 2:20 pm - Reply

    I love you forever and alway E4G❤️?

  6. Stephanie Velez December 29, 2021 at 2:25 pm - Reply

    you will be missed. may your soul rest in peace. your children have gained a beautiful angel

  7. Gregory Cowan December 29, 2021 at 2:26 pm - Reply

    Ms Murrell you will Forever Be Missed & Never Forgotten ??✨

  8. Buck December 29, 2021 at 2:32 pm - Reply

    Wow this unbelievable I’m doing this smh i remember the first time we met you thought I was ezron lol I’m like mommy no it’s Buck your missing son you ain’t know bout lol we laughed the whole time in front the house you told me to always be smart and be careful to whatever we do and for that I ain’t turn back I been living my life just like you said my your soul rest in Paradise my your soul Rest In Peace we love you mommy watch over your grand sons watch over your son please he needs you mommy please protect him guide him every step of his way every step of his Journey ?????? Save a beautiful spot for us behind heaven gates for us mommy till we meet again love you watch us mommy your beautiful soul

  9. Craig Menezes December 29, 2021 at 2:46 pm - Reply

    Ms. Murrell,

    May you rest in peace and continue to watch over your family. May you guide and protect them always. Your spirit is one of a kind and you were always so welcoming to everyone. Thank you for all that you have done. You will be missed but never forgotten.

  10. Sidonnie Hutchinson December 29, 2021 at 2:51 pm - Reply

    Sending my love and condolences to the murrell family!

  11. Bigga December 29, 2021 at 2:51 pm - Reply

    R.I.P Momma Ikon… I’m here for your son like you would be ???

  12. Tashema Wallace December 29, 2021 at 2:52 pm - Reply

    You were an amazing and loving person inside and out. You brought excitement and encouragement to me every time we had an encounter. You will truly be missed but never forgotten. May your soul sleep in peace . ??????????

  13. Shiki Lyn December 29, 2021 at 2:58 pm - Reply

    Blessings plenty love to you and your family. Rest In Peace Ms. Murrell, please watch over us. ❤️

  14. Tara Lew December 29, 2021 at 3:02 pm - Reply

    Sending love & prayers to the Murrell family !??

  15. Sha-meek Basnight December 29, 2021 at 3:14 pm - Reply

    Sending love & prayers to you and the family my brother. Rest in paradise Ms. Murrell. ???

  16. Tarief December 29, 2021 at 3:16 pm - Reply

    My Condolences and Best Regards ?

  17. Tarief December 29, 2021 at 3:20 pm - Reply

    Sending My Condolences And Best Regards And Well Wishes ???

  18. Emanuel Wells December 29, 2021 at 3:26 pm - Reply

    So sorry for ya lost ?

  19. Allyssa December 29, 2021 at 3:41 pm - Reply

    May Your Soul R.I.P. You’ll Be Missed. Watch Over Your Family ❤️✨

  20. Shantelle December 29, 2021 at 3:57 pm - Reply

    May your beautiful soul Sleep In Eternal Piece????? ? May you continue to guide and protect your love ones each and every day ?#MsMurrell

  21. Beanz December 29, 2021 at 4:11 pm - Reply

    My condolences to you and your family. Prayers up through this time.??????????????

  22. Lily December 29, 2021 at 5:02 pm - Reply

    May your beautiful soul Rest in eternal peace ❤️ My condolences to the family may the family find peace and comfort during this sad time.

  23. Coffee49 December 29, 2021 at 5:37 pm - Reply

    Yo Ezzy sorry for ya loss bro like I said hold ya head mi dog?

  24. Tristan Skelton December 29, 2021 at 6:10 pm - Reply

    Sorry For Your Loss. You and your loved one will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  25. Melissa Devore December 29, 2021 at 7:05 pm - Reply

    Remembering her wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts. I will never forget her kindness. I am honored and blessed to have know such a understanding and loving person. May God give her eternal rest and the family the strength. Love you forever.

  26. Tipp December 29, 2021 at 7:13 pm - Reply

    Sending love & light Too Your Children ,Grand Children & Family on the days to come when they Need The Strength to get by , You Were A Wonderful Person The Little I Got To Experience wishing A Well Travel from Tamir & I ❤️??

  27. Mandy December 29, 2021 at 7:22 pm - Reply

    Sending my love and best regards to your mom??May her beautiful soul Rest In Peace!! ??????

  28. Jubby December 29, 2021 at 8:43 pm - Reply

    I send my condolences ? to you and the family Ezzy hold your head my brother ??

  29. Crissy December 29, 2021 at 10:05 pm - Reply

    Sending Love & Prayers To The Family ??❤️ May Her Beautiful Soul Rest In Peace????

  30. KAGEE December 29, 2021 at 11:13 pm - Reply

    Sleep In Paradise Miss Murrell My Condolences Goes Out To You And The Fam Ezzy

  31. Chin December 30, 2021 at 2:27 am - Reply

    Sending Love and Light to your family , I pray That you guys find peace and comfort in this difficult time . SIP Eternal peace Ms.Murell❣️

  32. StaceyAnn December 30, 2021 at 2:32 am - Reply

    I give my deepest condolences to the Murrell family, I pray for comfort and strength for you all, May your soul rest in eternal peace ??❤️

  33. Toya B. December 30, 2021 at 3:58 am - Reply

    ? Wishing you were still here with us… life on Earth feels incomplete without you. Will forever hold you in my heart until we meet again in Heaven. Peace unto you in everlasting life beloved woman of God. May the Holy Spirit bring peace, love and comfort to your son, daughter, family and friends. ?

  34. Reeks? December 30, 2021 at 7:17 am - Reply

    Although You’ve Transitioned from this Realm, Your Love & Light Lives on! You Lived in Your Purpose it Won’t go in Vein. Blessings to your Family & Friends. Esron, You Already know I’m Forever here for you?

  35. Georgia Wray December 31, 2021 at 4:02 pm - Reply

    My condolences to the family. Although you may no longer physically be here. You will forever remain in spirit and the hearts of your loved ones.

  36. Esron February 12, 2022 at 3:23 pm - Reply

    Hi mommy love u I miss u so much

  37. Malika May 8, 2022 at 4:56 pm - Reply

    Glory, glory, hallelujah!
    Since I laid my burdens down.
    Glory, glory, hallelujah!
    Since I laid my burdens down!

    I’m goin’ home to live with Jesus
    Since I laid my burdens down.
    I’m goin’ home to live with Jesus
    Since I laid my burdens down!

    Gone but never forgotten. The light remains !!!

  38. Malika Murrell December 4, 2022 at 11:41 pm - Reply

    To my mom

    Today was a hard day. ……..?
    You are not here and the world goes on. I can’t call you anymore and my heart will forever mourn. I will use the tools you have given me to persevere and I will hold your memory close because it is so dear. Even though things change for better or worse you could say that I am the same but I adjusted to all of the hurt. I will continue to stand on faith because that is what you would taught me to do I can hear your voice just say “Malika” trust in God because greater is he that is in you .

    Ecclesiastes 3
    New International Version

    A Time for Everything

    There is a time(A) for everything,
    and a season for every activity under the heavens:

        a time to be born and a time to die,
    a time to plant and a time to uproot,(B)

        a time to kill(C) and a time to heal,
    a time to tear down and a time to build,

        a time to weep and a time to laugh,
    a time to mourn and a time to dance,

        a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
    a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,

        a time to search and a time to give up,
    a time to keep and a time to throw away,

        a time to tear and a time to mend,
    a time to be silent(D) and a time to speak,

        a time to love and a time to hate,
    a time for war and a time for peace.
    9 What do workers gain from their toil?(E) 10 I have seen the burden God has laid on the human race.(F) 11 He has made everything beautiful in its time.(G) He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet[a] no one can fathom(H) what God has done from beginning to end.(I) 12 I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. 13 That each of them may eat and drink,(J) and find satisfaction(K) in all their toil—this is the gift of God.(L) 14 I know that everything God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it. God does it so that people will fear him.(M)
    Whatever is has already been,(N)
    and what will be has been before;(O)
    and God will call the past to account.[b]
    16 And I saw something else under the sun:
    In the place of judgment—wickedness was there,
    in the place of justice—wickedness was there.
    17 I said to myself,
    “God will bring into judgment(P)
    both the righteous and the wicked,
for there will be a time for every activity,
    a time to judge every deed.”(Q)
    18 I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.(R) 19 Surely the fate of human beings(S) is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath[c]; humans have no advantage over animals. Everything is meaningless. 20 All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return.(T) 21 Who knows if the human spirit rises upward(U) and if the spirit of the animal goes down into the earth?”
    22 So I saw that there is nothing better for a person than to enjoy their work,(V) because that is their lot.(W) For who can bring them to see what will happen after them?


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