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Interment following funeral service

Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
Thursday April 15th, 2021

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Paoli Community Cemetery
Thursday April 15th, 2021
10:00am - 1:00pm

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Funeral Ceremony

Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
Thursday April 15th, 2021

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Shirley Lee Beaty

Shirley Lee Beaty, age 81, of Mitchell, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on April 11th, 2021 at IU Health Bedford, Bedford, Indiana.

He was born in West Baden Springs, Indiana on September 8th, 1939 to Coy Tolbert Beaty and Lizzie Alice (Ball) Beaty.

Shirley was preceded in death by his Parents; (3) Sisters – Betty Jean Chatman, Janet Brown and Linda Allen; and (3) Brothers – Junior, Freddie and Charles Beaty.

He married Nancy Louise Bennett on July 31st, 1959 and she survives.

Shirley retired from Cook Medical after 28 years and was a member of Bride of Christ Church in Mitchell, Indiana.

He enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, working outdoors – especially mowing and working in the flower garden - and watching birds.

He is survived by:

Wife Nancy Beaty Mitchell, Indiana

(2) Daughters Barbara Ann Crane (Dale) Bedford, Indiana
Cynthia Lynn McBride (Steven) Mitchell, Indiana

(3) Grandchildren Bryan and Brittany McBride, and Taylor Crane

(2) Great-Grandchildren Jonah and Savannah McBride

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Bro. Jerry Allen and Bro. Greg Isom at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 15th at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, French Lick, Indiana with burial to follow in Ames Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home.

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, guests are required to wear masks and practice social distancing (6 feet or more).  Thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

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We will miss our dear friend so much. It was very sad when we moved away because we enjoyed living next to Shirley and Nancy for many years. Best neighbors anyone could ask for. It was always great to see him outside mowing or working on the flowers. God bless Nancy and family during this time of sorrow. May it also bring joy knowing he has no more pain and we will see him and our loved ones again one day!

Cheryl Kellams Apr 14 2021 12:00 AM

Nancy, iam so sorry for your loss! Shirley was a good man & I always enjoyed visiting with you & him when you lived In Ellettsville. He will greatly be missed. May God give you peace & comfort in this time of need. Love you Wanda Bennett. Ill always remember the good times we all had.

Wanda Bennett Apr 14 2021 12:00 AM

Very warm memories of Shirley. He bought the first house we owned on Charles Street in West Baden, in around 1962. At the time, I managed the West Baden Branch of SVB&T, andhe was an excellentCustomer there. Really a fine young man and I always had great respect for him. I had lost track of him over the past many years, and am so glad to know he had a nice working career with the Cook Group. My sincere sympathies to the family.

Wayne Ferguson Apr 13 2021 12:00 AM

I will surely miss my friend Shirley, a man always with a smile and a warm greeting. Our fellowship will dearly miss his presence today, but we will rejoice in fellowship again when our Savior returns! God Bless the Family!

Andy Pemberton Apr 13 2021 12:00 AM

Prayers & thoughts your way through this valley of sorrow!

Bob &Margaret Barnes

Margaret Apr 13 2021 12:00 AM