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Susan Jane Sheets

Thursday, March 9, 2006

Born 10-15-1938 -- Died 2-28-2006

Susan Jane Sheets, 67, of Thomasville, Mo., was born Oct. 15, 1938, in West Plains, Mo., and died Feb. 28, 2006, in Columbia, Mo. On March 15, 1957, she was united in marriage to Calvin Roy Sheets in Mammoth Spring. He survives. They raised their daughters in Thayer and after retirement moved to her family farm in Thomasville.

Survivors include daughters, Diana St. Onge and husband, Ken, of West Hartford, Conn., Cindy Tusher and husband, Uel, of Alton, and Linda Cates and husband, Bill, of West Plains; a sister, Jerri Hollis of Thomasville; a brother, Gordon Boyd and wife, Dee, of Mountain View, Mo.; grandchildren, Sherry St. Onge Nolan and husband, Tim, Barrett St. Onge and Mariela, Amanda Tusher Bates and husband, Brian, Steven Tusher and wife, Laura, Catherine Tusher, Stephanie Cates, Britany Cates; great-grandchildren, Grace Bates, Brianna Bates and Chase Nolan; a special niece, Tracey Swift; nephews, Norman and Robert Hollis; and several great- and great-great-nieces and nephews and special cousins.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Richard and Josephine Boyd; her mother-in-law, Sylvia Sheets; a brother-in-law, Jerry Sheets; and uncle and aunt, Tom and Lou Boyd.

Sheets was manager of Top Value Stamp Store in Mammoth Spring and she and Calvin owned Thayer Decorating Center before retiring. During her retirement she was treasurer of the Thomasville Woodside Cemetery, secretary of the Thomasville Community Center and Alumni Association. She and Calvin loved to square dance and were members of the Mammoth Springers Square Dance Club. She was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star.

Services were held March 3 at the Clary Chapel with Bro. Arvil Hill officiating.

Interment followed in the Woodside Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.

Pallbearers were Barrett St. Onge, Steven Tusher, Chuck Swift, Van McGibney, Robert and Norm Hollis.

Memorial donations may be made to the Thomasville Woodside Cemetery.