Sheila Rogers


Sheila Jean Rogers, 69, of Ottumwa, died at 10:31 a.m. February 19, 2023 at Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.

She was born May 1, 1953 in Missouri to William and Donna Shaver Richmond. She married Randy Wayne Bowen in 1971 and they later divorced.

A 1971 graduate of Ottumwa High School, Sheila had worked as a substance abuse counselor at St. Joseph Hospital and also worked for SIEDA and Job Corps. She had served on the Governor’s Board for Substance Abuse.

Sheila attended Calvary Baptist Church.

She enjoyed dancing, live music and loved spending time with her friends going to events. She enjoyed time at her country home, mowing and time in her pool. She especially enjoyed attending her grandkids high school and college sporting events and loved her pets.

Surviving are her children, Travis Bowen and Brandy Turner; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Brenda (Danny) Roberts.

She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother, William Richmond Jr.

Her body has been cremated.

Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, February 23rd at Reece Funeral Home. The service will be livestreamed on the Reece Funeral Home Facebook page.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society.

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