Sheila J. Columbus

December 31, 2017

DAVENPORT — Sheila J. Columbus, 54, of Davenport, passed away peacefully at her home Monday, December 31, 2017, after a long battle of illnesses. Visitation will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. today, Friday, January 12, at the Runge Mortuary. Online condolences may be expressed at

Sheila Jane Rankin was born February 16, 1963, in Davenport to Clifton and Mary R. Rankin. Sheila had four children, Lisa K. Williams who resides in South Carolina, and Brian M. Christner, Richard Lee Columbus and Amanda R. Columbus, all of Davenport. Sheila loved the Lord, singing, dancing, country music and she loved to cook for everyone. Sheila worked as a CNA as she loved caring for the elderly.

She left behind her four surviving grandchildren, Kayla Rose Harper and Kendra Kay Harper, both of Davenport, Austin Lee Columbus of Chicago, and Jordan Lee Columbus of Davenport. Sheila’s surviving siblings include Denny and Lisa Rankin, Dale and Renee Rankin, Darrell Conner, Nancy and Alvin Tank, and Sandra and Carols Martinez, all of Davenport, and Sharon and Joe Smith, Johnson City, Tennessee. Sheila was proceded in death by her ex-husband, Richard Lee Columbus, and daughter, Amanda Columbus.

Sheila will be sadly missed forever!

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