Linda Sue (Halsey) Wiley
86, of Indianapolis, IN formerly of Monrovia and Gosport, IN passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 13, 2023 at Harmony of Avon. Sue was born on November 23, 1936 in Douglas County, Illinois to the late Paul Samuel Halsey, Sr. and Viola Belle (Toland) Halsey.
She was united in marriage on June 20, 1954 to George William Wiley, and just recently celebrated 69 years of marriage. Sue worked as a secretary for Monrovia Elementary, before working as a bank teller for the First National Bank of Cloverdale. Strong in her faith, she was a member of the Monrovia Christian Church, Gosport Christian Church, and Coal City Christian Churches, where she was active in the food ministry. She was also a member of Gideon’s International and Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed spending time with her family and enjoying nature. She will be remembered for her kind heart, always helping others and her incredible self-discipline as a type 1 diabetic.
She is survived by her husband, George W. Wiley; daughter Kathy Schenck Carlino of Avon; son Fred Wiley (Janet) of Indianapolis; brothers Paul ‘Sonny” Halsey, Jr. (Erma) of Missouri, Jerry Halsey (Julene) of Illinois; grandchildren Joe Wiley, Emilee Fleece (Brayden), Evan Schenck (Lindsey), Kimberly Heck (David), Kristina Hostetler (Mark); great grandchildren Jack, Aden, Avree, Addy, Henry, Calvin, Daniel, Austin, Chloe and a great-great grandson Dominic Junior.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate Sue’s life on Thursday, August 17th from 12pm-2pm at the Monrovia Christian Church, 710 Gordon Rd, Monrovia, IN 46157, with services beginning at 2pm Thursday in the church, with Pastor Rob Baire, officiating. Burial will follow the services in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Hall, IN.
Memorial contributions are encouraged to be made in Sue’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, Monrovia Christian Church, Gosport Christian Church or to Gideon’s International.
Final arrangements are entrusted to Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Please visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.