Arletta Sheets (Skipton)
Arletta (Skipton) Sheets, 86 of Greenwood, IN died August 31, 2018 in Greenwood Health and Living Community after a long illness.
Arletta was born in Detroit, MI on April 30, 1932 to Leroy and Dorothy (Clasey) Skipton and lived there until her marriage to Paul Sheets on April 21, 1956. They moved to Indianapolis that same year. She also resided near Lake Cumberland in Kentucky during her retirement years.
Most recently, she enjoyed life at Country Charm assisted living in Greenwood, IN where she had many friends whom she met for coffee and yoga. She loved spaghetti and meatballs, and red wine.
She is survived by her daughters Dorothy Sheets (Gary Bouwkamp) of Farmington Hills, MI. and Linda Page (Tom Page) of Greenwood, IN. She is also survived by her grandsons, Jared and Samuel Bowman, along with many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Paul Sheets on July 12, 1993, parents Leroy and Dorothy (Clasey) Skipton, four brothers Delbert Skipton, Ralph Skipton, Karl Skipton, Richard Skipton, and three sisters Gladys Lewis, Helen Hodgkins, and Virginia Skipton.
Friends may call Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 4-8 PM at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN. Burial will be at Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, KY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Indianapolis 7929 North Michigan Road Indianapolis, IN. 46268 or The Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com. Information 317-738-0202.