Sheila (Sharin) Khan

Sheila (Sharin) Khan, 89, died following multiple medical challenges at The Blossoms at Eureka Springs at 6 a.m. Sunday, March 24 in Eureka Springs Ark.

She was born on December 14th, 1934, in London, England to Samuel and Sarah Kamen. is preceded in death by her husband Enver Khan, her father and mother, Samuel and Sarah Kamen, her brothers Philip and Mosie Kamen, her sister Debbie as well as her son Daniyal Khan.

Survivors include her son Ray Khan and his wife Marcia, of Kansas City, Mo.; her son Daud Khan and his wife Barbara of Holiday Island, Ark.; her five grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her seven; brother Norman Kamen and his wife Susan of London, England; her niece and her nephew.

She completed her A levels in Glasgow, Scotland. After settling in London, the couple welcomed their twin boys Rahman and Daniyal and subsequently moved to Romford, England and soon after welcomed their son Daud Yusuf.

They emigrated to the United States in 1962 in hopes of providing greater opportunities to their children. They were very active in the Muslim community in San Francisco and Sacramento.

The couple spent several years in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Iran. While Enver worked on various job sites, Sheila took on the role of assisting the wives and families of the workers with housing and other ongoing needs. They were evacuated from Iran during the overthrow of the shah in 1979 and Enver was transferred to an engineering position in Colorado. They moved to Kansas City, Mo. in the year 2000. She became very active with numerous clubs – including the Daughters of the British Empire (D.B.E.) – and social gatherings.

The Khan family would like to thank The Blossoms at Eureka Springs, Arkansas Hospice and all those who took the time to care for Sheila in her final days.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Contributions may be made to Dementia Society of America www.dementiasociety. org in memory of Sheila. Online link for guestbook, condolences and donations to DBE www.dbekansas.org.

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