Shelia Y. Martindale, 62, of Poplar Bluff died Thursday, March 22, 2012, at her residence.  A graveside service will be held at 3PM Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Poplar Bluff City Cemetery, with Earl Dunbar officiating. Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home of Poplar Bluff, Mo. in charge of arrangements.

Sheila was born October 9,1949 in Pascola, MO  and had lived in Poplar Bluff 17 years.  She had formerly lived in Heavener, Oklahoma and was of the Baptist faith. 

She worked in public service for nearly 40 years.  Most recently she worked as a server at China Garden in Poplar Bluff, since 1999. 

She enjoyed her family and grandchildren, cooking, taking care of and feeding birds outside, flower gardening and shopping. 

Surviving are her children, Ronald D. Downs Jr. and wife, Cindy and William Joseph Downs and wife, Niki all of Wichita, Kansas; three sisters, Flora Mae Foster of Pascola, Helen D. Dunbar of Poplar Bluff and Maritta Joyce Jackson of Poteau, Oklahoma; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. 

Family requests memorials be made to United Cancer Association Network (UCAN) 1419 Maud St.  Poplar Bluff, MO  63901