Shirley J. Hemmerling, 53, of Brazil, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Thursday, February 9, 2006, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital with her husband by her side.
She was born March 12, 1952, in Parke County, the daughter of John and Mary Braden Batchelor. November 23, 1993, she married Paul Hemmerling. Shirley worked as a Certified Nurses Assistant for more than ten years. She had recently begun working at Southwood Health and Rehabilitation in Terre Haute. Previously she had worked at several nursing homes in the Brazil and Greencastle area. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and crocheting, country music, shopping, spending time with her grandchildren and her beloved cat "Baby."
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Joey Lucas, a brother Russell Batchelor and a sister Judy Weaver.
Survivors include her husband Paul; sons, Robert, William and Michael and step-son Brian; daughters, Melody, Renda and step-daughter Paula; brothers, John, Jerry, Henry and Mike; sisters, Barbara, Joan and Jeanette; eleven grandchildren and a large extended family.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 2006, at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Brother Doug Parkey officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from noon until time of services.
Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in her memory.