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Sylvia J (Sears) Whitaker

August 14, 1940 ~ December 30, 2017 (age 77)


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SERVICES

Visitation
Thursday
January 4, 2018

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Greenwood Calvary Baptist Church
200 Sunset BLVD
Greenwood, IN 46142

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 4, 2018

1:00 PM
Greenwood Calvary Baptist Church
200 Sunset BLVD
Greenwood, IN 46142


Sylvia J. (Sears) Whitaker, 77, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017. She was born August 14, 1940 to Leonard and Melda Sears in Indianapolis. Sylvia worked as a bus driver for Perry Township School for 35 years. Sylvia enjoyed spending the winter months in Florida. She loved spending time with her family.


She is survived by her children: Rhonda (Kevin) Puckett of Franklin, IN, and Greg (Christy) Whitaker of Martinsville, IN, five sisters: Lucille Goodin of Somerset, Joann Coyler of Somerset, Barbara Mullins of Somerset, Linda Price of Somerset, and Kay Sears of Somerset, two brothers: David Sears of Somerset, and Gary Sears of Somerset, seven grandchildren: Daniel Puckett, Ashley Puckett, Laura (Donny) Kirkpatrick, Kaleb Whitaker, Cierra (Remus) Key, Bella Whitaker and Anniston Shrout, and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband Darwin, her parents: Leonard and Melda Sears, and sister Connie Eversole.


A visitation will be Thursday January 4th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with services following at Calvary Baptist Church, in Greenwood, IN. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel.