Sheila Ann Dickson, 57, of Henryville, IN, passed away at 12:42 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, KY.
Born February 6, 1959 in Clark County, IN, she was the daughter of the late Harold Heil and Sue Heil, who survives in Henryville, IN.
Shelia was a teacher at Henryville and Silver Creek Elementary Schools for 14 years where she taught first, third, fifth and sixth grade. She attended Memphis Community Church, enjoyed reading, sewing, cooking, and was an avid runner. Sheila was a 1977 Henryville High School graduate, then furthered her education at IUS, graduating in 2001 with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education. She earned her Masters Degree in education at IUS. She had a passion for children, traveling with an organization called People to People, helping teachers and students.
On May 25, 1979 at Mount Moriah Church she married Perry Daniel Dickson who survives in Henryville, IN.
Other survivors include two daughters, Sherry (Jody) Speaks and Abby (Matt) Ramsey; eight grandchildren, Finn, Elliot, Celia, and Wilson Speaks, Oliver, Madelynn, Caroline and Hollis Ramsey; three siblings, Brenda (John) McDermitt, Sally (Shawn) Valentine and Steve (Cindy) Heil; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a her father, grandparents, Earl and Stella Heil and Lloyd and Martha Porter.
Pastor Gary Morning will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville, IN, with burial to follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and after 10 a.m.on Saturday, both at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Sheila to Ovarian Cancer research c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.
Published on February 1, 2017