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1934 Shirley 2020

Shirley Mae Wright

April 5, 1934 — March 21, 2020

Shirley Mae Wright was born April 5, 1934 in Milan TN to Earlie Elam and Jessie Robinson Elam.

She attended Polk Clark School. She later attended IUPUI seeking a degree in Nursing.

Shirley professed her faith in Christ at a nearly age and was baptized at Phillips Chapel CME in Milan TN.

After moving to Indianapolis at an early age with her young daughter, she met and married Milton Green. To this union she had two more daughters.

She later married Herman Wright.

After working many years at Methodist hospital and then Shadeland Federal Credit Union, she retired from Pacer Sports and Entertainment.

She sang the Lord's praises for many years at Messiah Missionary Baptist Church, and later at Good Samaritan Baptist Church where she served as chior director for many years. She recently moved her membership to Allen Chapel AME, where she was doing what she did best, Serving the Lord!

Shirley transitioned to her eternal home on March 21, 2020 at the age of 85. She was preceeded in death by her loving parents, two very special grandchildren; Jessica Taylor and Leo Green, as well as 7 siblings. She leaves to charish her memorie: her daughters, LaDonna Sharritt, Renee Green, and Sharon Taylor (Sam); 3 stepchildren, Kathryn Hall, Marilyn Wright, and Anthony Wright; her sister Norma Gilbert; 8 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and 11 great great grandchildren.

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