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Richards, Shirley Ellen

Personal Information
Last Name Richards
First Name Shirley
Middle Name Ellen
Maiden Name Shields
Death Date 05/25/2022
Birth Date 09/18/1935
Obituary Source The Martinsville Reporter, Martinsville, Indiana, 06/15/2022
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Cemetery Garland Brook Cemetery
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Spouse Richards, Jim
Survived By Sister, Sharon Bolin; brother, Robert Shields; sons, Jef Shields and Mark (Shawn) Shields; her grandchildren, Connor, Jake, Maggie and Kyle; her granddaughter-in-law, Annie Sturges Richards; her sister-in-law Janice (Steve) Abel.
Other Daughter of Robert and Helen (Langdon) Shields, born in Laconia. Her youth was spent in Laconia, Edinburgh, and mostly Martinsville. Married at the age of 18, moved to Columbus, and they had two sons. She loved music and was a skilled pianist, and offered piano lessons. While raising children she started attending IU, graduated, obtained a Master' s degree, and became a high school teacher, first at Columbus HS, then at Columbus East. She also loved books and reading. Preceded in death by her father in 1949, and her husband.
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