Mary A. Davis Sheets, 90, of Hummelstown, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019, in the UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg.
Born in Mitchell, LA, on December 24, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Enoch and Virginia Wyatt Davis.
Mary was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She had worked for a short time as a telephone operator for the former Bell Telephone. Mary was a member of the Highspire First Church of God. Most important to Mary, however, was caring for her family.
Mary is survived by her husband of 69 years, Edgar H. Sheets, whom she married on August 19, 1950; two sons, Thomas E. Sheets husband of Margaret J. of Harrisburg, and Michael L. Sheets husband of Christine of Newville; one daughter, Rosemary Kidd wife of Michael of Camp Hill; four grandchildren, Daniel Sheets partner of Karen Perea of Albuquerque, NM, Jessica Ann Tellstrom wife of Mitchell of Indianapolis, IN, and Allison Kidd and Alex Kidd both of Atlanta, GA; a granddaughter-in-law, Jessica Numair of Albuquerque, NM; and seven great grandchildren, Eva, Jackson, Andrew and Madison Sheets all of Albuquerque, Olin and Evelyn Tellstrom both of Indianapolis, and Gauge Stidham of Atlanta, GA; and a brother Fred Davis of Houma, LA.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Andrew T. Sheets (late husband of Jessica Numair); and two brothers, Herman Davis and Rheet Davis.
Funeral services will be held Monday, December 30, 2019, at 11 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with Pastor David J. Anderson, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be Monday at 12:30 PM in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Visitation will be Monday at the funeral home from 10 AM until time of the service.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Highspire First Church of God, 115 Second Street, Highspire, PA 17034.
Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com.