Helen Lois Sheetz age 97, of Loogootee, passed away at 10:37 AM on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the Loogootee Health and Rehab. She was born February 9, 1921 in Washington to John Ferguson and Phobie (Thombleson) Ferguson. She married Gilbert Sheetz June 10, 1939 and he preceded her in death November 6, 1978.
She attended Washington Schools, was a homemaker, was of the Christian Faith and enjoyed gardening, mowing, quilting, sewing and being with her family.
Survivors include, two daughters, Catherine Yvonne (Joe) Summers of Loogootee, Roxie Kay (Bill) Hunt of Loogootee; three grandsons, Kevin (Cathy) Hunt of Rantoul, Illinois, Kelly (Dana) Hunt of Buffalo, Illinois, Larry Summers of Loogootee; one grand-daughter, Terri (David) Nicholson of Aurora; one sister Nora Tate of Bloomington; one sister-in-law, Barbara Ferguson of Greenwood; great-grandchildren, Donald (Ashley) Nicholson, Katherine (Zach) Bass, Stephanie Hunt, Abigail Hunt, Sarah (Brandon) Jones, Allyson Hunt, Aubrielle Hunt and Brian Hunt; great-great grandchildren, Gavin Bass, Mila Jones, Noah Nicholson and Luke Nicholson and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, five brothers, Henry, James, Sam, Tom and Robert Ferguson and two sisters, Marcella King and Lucy Gough.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with Rev. Mike Strawn officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Union Cemetery. Visitation will be 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes is handling the arrangements.