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Shirley Lee Beaty

September 8, 1939 ~ April 11, 2021 (age 81)

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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 –

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April 15, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

Funeral Ceremony
April 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home
9640 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

Interment following funeral service
April 15, 2021

Ames Chapel Cemetery
5368 West US Highway 150
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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