Shiela Roberts



Shiela Roberts, 73, of Scipio, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at her residence.

Born Nov. 15, 1941, in Seymour, Shiela was the daughter of Edwin and Josephine Pollert Allfeis, both of whom preceded her in death. She graduated from Brownstown High School in 1960. On Sept. 1, 1962, she married James Roberts. He survives.

She worked at Seymour Telephone Company from 1960 until 1964, and then at Cummins Inc., from 1971 until 2001. She was a member of Lord of Life Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gatherings with family and friends, flowers, animals and mowing.

Other survivors include daughter, Angie (Tony) Porter of Scipio; sister, Ruth Ann (Don) Spray of Brownstown; and grandchildren, Ross and Ashley Porter.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Roberts.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in North Vernon. Vicar Adrian Krebs and Rev. Philip Bloch will officiate.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery.

Memorials may be made through to Lord of Life Lutheran Church or Our Hospice of Jennings County.

Friends and family are invited to light a candle or leave a message of condolence in Shiela’s memory at

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