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Shirley Coley

August 27, 1940 — December 10, 2022


Shirley Coley


Shirley E. Coley, age 82, of Indianapolis, passed away on December 10, 2022 surrounded by her family.

Shirley was born August 27, 1940 to the late Willie Payton and Mary Liza Carter of Bethpage,TN.

In addition to her parents, Shirley is preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Coley; daughter, Darlene Coley; great grandson, Keeton Mountcastle; sisters, Edna High, Virginia Lee and Sarah Slayton.

Shirley is survived by her son, Ricky (Ollie) Coley of Hickory Flat, MS; daughter, Teresa (Kim) Davis of New Palestine, IN; grandsons, Rick Coley and Stephen Coley, and Chris (Brittany) Johnson; granddaughters, Heather Coley and Jaime (Derek) Mountcastle; 14 great grandchildren; and sisters, Selma Carter of Gallatin, TN, Carrie Ann Brown of Hartsville, TN, Katherin Coley of Bethpage, TN, and Eleanor (John) Humphries of Mechanicsburg, PA.

Shirley was retired from Herff Jones Jewelry Manufacturing of Indianapolis and was a member of Thompson Road Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her family and greeting all of her neighbors from her patio.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 from 11:00 am until the time of service at 1:00 pm at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Avenue, Indianapolis, IN.

Burial will take place on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at New Hope Cemetery in Westmoreland, TN following a graveside service at 12:00 pm (central) time).

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Thursday, December 15, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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