She was born on Veteran's Day, Nov 11, 1954, in Hammond, IN. Her parents had moved there to start their married life. The family then moved back to East Prairie when Sharon was school age. Her parents wanted their little girl to be raised in their hometown and go to school in the excellent school system in East Prairie. So that's what happened. Sharon went through school in the best school system in the area. One day she fell in love with Larry Kirby and they were married and had two awesome children, Lorie and Clint Kirby. They started their lives in The Prairie also. In 1981, Larry and Sharon and family moved to Calhoun, GA and purchased a farm machinery dealership. They lived in Calhoun for ten years, long enough for Lorie to marry Ron Norrell and eventually give Larry and Sharon two wonderful grandchildren, Austin and Hannah. But Larry and Sharon could not stay away from their hometown. They moved back to East Prairie, MO in 1991. Their son, Clint also moved with them. He now lives in Dyersburg, TN with his wife Cherie and their three children, Elizabeth, Rebecca and Andrew. Sharon taught in Christian School at
Cornerstone Christian Academy until 2005. Larry was the school administrator. After Christian School, Sharon decided to start her life in the insurance world. So at the age of 54 years old she went into life insurance sales. She traveled three state selling life insurance. Then she decided that she would want to have an agency of her own selling auto, home, life and business insurance. So on Dec, 15, 2008 she opened Kirby Insurance on Main St in East Prairie, MO. She started her agency from scratch and loved her business. She has won several awards and several trips through her insurance sales. She has made many friends and has some awesome customers. The Kirbys then purchased a building where she and Jill work daily at 219 E Main St. She was a captive agent for close to 9 years and then purchased a franchise called Global Green Insurance. This opened up a whole new world of being an independent agent representing many good companies for auto, home and business. Kirby Insurance Group LLC prides itself in customer service and the care of their customers. Jill and Sharon on always updating their training with the different companies they represent. Knowing your product is important to them. Sharon and her husband, Larry also pastor Abundant Grace Church in Bertrand, MO. They have pastored there for the last 18 years.