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Helen F. (Boston) Sheeks, 95, Indianapolis

Helen F. (Boston) Sheeks, 95, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 at her home in Indianapolis. She was a former resident of Brown County.

Helen was born July 5, 1918, in Washington to John W. and Lucy G. (Edwards) Boston, who preceded her in death. She married her loving husband, Robert R. Sheeks, Sept. 23, 1972, in Washington. He preceded her in death on June 13, 2001, after 28 wonderful years of marriage.

Helen was a 1936 graduate of Bedford High School. She retired in 1972 after working as an administrative assistant for the Indianapolis Home Show for 34 years. Helen was also the past president of the National Association of Women in Construction, Indianapolis chapter.

Helen was a member of Greenwood Christian Church and a former member of Samaria Christian Church. She and her husband always had a great relationship with Johnson Bible College in Knoxville, Tenn. Helen enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and dining in fine restaurants.

Helen is survived by a niece, Barbara (Tim) Bennington of Washington; two nephews, Steve (Kathy) Boston of Indianapolis and Gary (Glenna) Myers of Washington; and special friend, Kay McClain of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her only child, Nancy Lou Penecale; a grandson, Robert Austin Penecale; a sister, Rosemary Myers; and a brother, Richard A. Boston.

The Rev. Shan Rutherford will conduct a funeral service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home, Southport Chapel, 7520 Madison Ave., Indianapolis.

Friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the funeral home.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Knott Cemetery in Bedford.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith–Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Helen to Greenwood Christian Church, 2045 Averitt Road, Greenwood, IN 46143; Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, 3737 Waldemere Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46241; or Wheeler Mission Ministries, 205 E. New York St. Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Sheeks family at meredith-clark.com.

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  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West