Shirley Mae Temple, 58, of North Vernon, Indiana, passed away at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, February 13, 2009, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Mrs. Temple worked as a cashier for Bi-Rite and Swifty gas stations and was employed as a custodian for the Jennings County School Corporation. She was a member of Rush Branch United Methodist Church and a former member of the Coffee Creek Conservation Club. Mrs. Temple enjoyed fishing, crocheting, working in her flowers, playing bingo, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 17, 2009, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home in North Vernon, Indiana, with the Rev. Dale Boyd officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 16, 2009, and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Franklin Cemetery in Salem, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made through Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home to Riley Hospital for Children.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.dovesharprudicel.com.
Born June 10, 1950, in Jennings County, Indiana, Shirley was the daughter of Paul and Betty Combest Lucas. She married Samuel Temple on January 2, 1971, at Rush Branch United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on July 7, 1995.
Survivors include one son, Paul Temple of North Vernon; two brothers, Paul Lucas and Richard Margaret Lucas both of North Vernon; two sisters, Loretta Bart Caldwell and Brenda Ralph Johnson both of North Vernon; five grandchildren, Baylee Curtis, Dalton Curtis, Wesley Curtis, Tyler Curtis of Seymour, and Brittney Curtis of North Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Samuel; one daughter, Tiffany Dawn Curtis, and one brother, Paul Marshal Lucas.