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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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  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
    2 p.m. Midway Church,
  • September 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 1
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 1
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • September 2
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane