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Obituary: Shirley Mitchell, Greenwood

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Shirley Mitchell

Shirley Mitchell, 82, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013. She was a resident of Greenwood.

She was born Feb. 22, 1931, in Greenwood to the late Earl and Viola (Richey) Richarson.

She is survived by four children, Kathy L. Brooks, Mike (Terri) Mitchell, Chris (Terri) Mitchell and Tim (Melissa) Mitchell; sisters, Phyllis Day and Earlene Reinhard; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Mitchell Jr.; and three grandchildren, Matthew Benjamin Mitchell, Gwen Nikki Mitchell and Brandon Michael Mitchell.

Shirley worked for the Greenwood Co-Op, at the Johnson County Courthouse, for the Greenwood Fire Department and 11 years for Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church.

She loved gardening, bowling, crafts and taking trips with her sisters and friends.

A service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral and Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 W. Main St. Friends may call from noon until service time Sarurday at the funeral home. Shirley will be laid to rest at Greenwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, 702 Barnhill Drive, Room 1960, Indianapolis, IN 46202; or the American Lung Association, 115 W. Washington St., Suite 1180-South, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

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