Shirley Ann Stratton

Shirley Ann Stratton, age 71, of Indianapolis, passed away on Friday, December 4, 2015.

Born September 4, 1944 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Charles Harvey and Dorothy (Rader) Harvey Sillery and attended Greencastle High School.

Shirley was a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Kathy (Richard) Ford, Kelley (Daniel) McGinn, and Kandi O’Neill (Steve Branch); sisters, Rosie Gott, Jackie Beck, Pam Whitlow, and Tina Sillery; a brother, Jerry Sillery; eight granddaughters and two grandsons; seven great grandsons and four great granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, George Whitaker and George Stratton; her parents; a daughter, Karen Shrewsbury; and a son, Jeffrey Wayne Whitaker.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, December 9th at the funeral home.

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