Helen L. (Riley) Sipes

Helen L. (Riley) Sipes, 87, of Greenfield, passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at AMG Specialty in Greenfield. She was born on Dec. 25, 1926, in Knightstown as the daughter of Omar E. and Audrey (Hoppess) Riley.

She graduated from Knightstown High School in 1944. Helen married Warren Dale Sipes on Feb. 20, 1946.

She worked for Western Electric Company for many years. Mrs. Sipes was a member of Trinity Park United Methodist Church and loved playing golf.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Joyce A. (Gary) Deaton of Greenfield; sister, Phyllis Graybiel of Greenfield; three grandchildren, Alisha, Scott and Jennifer; three great-grandchildren, Ema, Eli, Hayden and one on the way; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Omar E. and Audrey (Hoppess) Riley; husband, Warren Dale Sipes; four sisters; and two brothers.

Visitation will be held from 3 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, also at the mortuary. Rev. Mike Manning will be officiating. Burial will follow at Glen Cove Cemetery in Knightstown, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Park United Methodist Church, 207 W Park Ave, Greenfield, IN 46140, Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation, Attn: Hospice, 801 N. State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140, or donor’s favorite charity or envelopes will be available at the mortuary.

Friends may share a memory or send a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com or email condolences to sympathy@erleweinmortuary.com.