Sheila Gail (Sears) Oliver

February 11, 1952 ~ November 12, 2018 (age 66)

Sheila G. (Sears) Oliver, of Terre Haute, Ind., was promoted to Heaven on November. 12, 2018 at the age of 66. She was with her family at home when her battle with cancer came to an end.


Born to Eugene Sears and Charlotte Yates  on February 11th, 1952, she was a beloved member of the Terre Haute community volunteering her time with organizations such as the Crisis Pregnancy Center down to backyard bible club. After finishing her Nursing Degree at ISU she married Gerald “Gerry” Oliver May 22, 1976 enjoying over 35 years of marriage.


After working as a nurse at Union Hospital, she decided to stay home and become a homeschool teacher. She was blessed with five children, Renee D. Tewell, Charles D. Oliver, James A. Oliver, John K. Oliver and Grace A. VanLue in addition to her grandchildren Neil Radford and Casey Grubbs.


Sheila was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Oliver, father, mother, and siblings John Sears, Norman Sears, Brian Sears, Teresa Sears, Cathy, Jerry, and Deb. In addition, she was preceded by her stepmother, Majorie Sears, and two stepfathers; Clarence Shattuck and Bobby Yates. She is survived by her siblings Pamela Long, Duane Sears, Rosemary, Diane, Skip, Jeanne, Jackie, Julia, Tina, Vickie, Bill, Bobbi, Cindy and other family members.


Sheila’s life will be celebrated with a visitation Saturday starting at 11 a.m. followed by a service at 1 p.m. at Greiner Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the service officiated by Pastor Jonathan Hollingsworth.


Memorial contributions can be made to the Crisis Pregnancy Center.




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