Sheila M. Sipes

Sheila M. Sipes, 59, Tyrone, died Tuesday at Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone.

She was born in Tyrone, daughter of Nathan and Nellie (Hale) Burns. She was married to Donald M. Sipes, who died Dec. 5, 2012.

Surviving are a daughter, Dana Esch (Ken) of Jacksonville, N.C.; a son, Marshall (Denise) of Tyrone; three grandchildren: Spencer and Kendra Esch and Ashton Sipes; and seven siblings: Nathan Burns, Gertrude Eaken, Mary Fuseck and John, Samuel, Charles and Craig Burns.

She was preceded in death by four brothers: Harry, Orris, Daniel and Marvin Burns.

Sheila attended Altoona High School and was employed on the custodial staff at Penn State University. She was of the Baptist faith.

Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Derman Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, the Rev. Norman E. Huff officiating. Interment will follow at Logan Valley Cemetery.