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Barbara E Shipman

Barbara E. “Dotson” Shipman, age 78, of French Lick, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 at her residence.

She was born on September 26, 1934 in Orange County, Indiana to Earnie and Clarice “Milburn” Dotson.

She married William E. Shipman on May 13th, 1955 and he preceded her in death on May 4th, 1989.

Barbara is also preceded in death by her parents and (1) Brother – Earnie Howard Dotson.

She was a graduate of the French Lick High School and attended the Crystal Community Church.

She is survived by:

(2) Sons Jeffery Shipman (Carla) French Lick, Indiana
Joseph Shipman (Susan) French Lick, Indiana

(3) Brothers Lloyd Dotson (Jackie) Paoli, Indiana
Paul Dotson St. Charles, Missouri
Edward Dotson (Peggy) Columbus, Ohio

(2) Sisters Frances Irene Nolan (Thomas Eugene) Thebes, Illinois
Mary Dotson French Lick, Indiana

(4) Grandchildren Angela Owens, Craig Shipman, Katie Hammond, Laurie Shipman

(6) Great-Grandchildren Travis Owens, Lucas Owens, Noah Owens, Emily Hammond, Levi Shipman

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana. Friends may call from 11:00 AM until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Officiating is Mike Stout.

Burial will follow in the Cane Creek Cemetery in French Lick, Indiana

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to The Cane Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, 9640 W. State Rd 56, French Lick, IN 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, 9640 West State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made by e-mail to: brosmerkemplefh@hotmail.com , on our Facebook Page Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, or at our website www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

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I am so sorry to hear of your loss.  My sincere sympathy goes out to the family.  "May each tear that falls be a gentle reminder that you and your loved one meant so much to each other and no one can take that away"
May God's blessings be with each of you.

Judy (Conrad) Crews Aug 21 2013 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss of Barbara. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
God Bless,
Hoosier Uplands Hospice

Hoosier Uplands Hospice Aug 21 2013 12:00 AM