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Shirley Joan Stevens

November 23, 1934 October 23, 2019
Shirley Joan Stevens
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Obituary for Shirley Joan Stevens

Shirley Joan Stevens, 84, of Terre Haute passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in Harrison’s Crossing Health Campus. She was born November 23, 1934 in Vincennes, IN to John F. Hensley and Dorothy Williams Hensley.

Survivors include her daughter, Jacqueline K. Payton (William Payton III); brother, John Joseph (Jack) Hensley; lifelong friend, Kaye Whitlock; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, David L. Hensley.

Shirley was a member of St. Joseph University Parish; the Red Hat Society; American Legion Post 140 in Clinton; and IBEW Local 723 where she was secretary for many years. She was a 1952 graduate of St. Patrick High School and worked for Verizon (GTE) for 47 years going from operator to facility engineer. Shirley liked to bake cakes, flower garden, and vacation with family and friends. She was a good mom and loved cats. Shirley loved to watch the old movie channel and her favorite movie was Gone With The Wind. She also loved to dance and sit in the sun by her swimming pool.

Memorial services will be at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019 in Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 S. 25th Street with Deacon Steve Gretencord officiating. Visitation will be prior to services from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Private burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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4:00 PM 11/1/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/1/2019 7:00:00 PM
Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home

605 South 25th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47803

Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home
605 South 25th Street Terre Haute 47803 IN
United States

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Pleasantview Cemetery Final Resting Place

Durkees Ferry Road
Tecumseh, IN 47885

Durkees Ferry Road Tecumseh 47885 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimers Association

50 E 91st St, Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46240

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