Obituary: Shirley Ann (Isom) Johnson

December 15, 1925 – November 11, 2020

Shirley Ann (Isom) Johnson, of West Lafayette, formerly  of Mitchell, of passed away peacefully on November 11, 2020, in West Lafayette, Indiana. 

Shirley was born to Gay and Mabel (Saffel) Isom on December 15, 1925, in Mitchell, Indiana.  Her twin brother Frederick Isom died at birth.  Shirley graduated from Mitchell High School in 1944.  She married LaRue Norman Johnson of Leipsic, Indiana, on December 26, 1951.  He preceded her in death in November 2015.

They had two children Norma (Bill) Fielding of West Lafayette, Indiana and Mark (Bonnie) Johnson of Columbia, Missouri.  Two grandchildren Rebecca Fielding of Nairobi, Kenya, and James Johnson of Columbia, Missouri.

Shirley was a member of Liberty Baptist Church of Mitchell, Indiana and attended Carter’s Creek Christian Church of Campbellsburg, Indiana for many years.  Shirley was an active member of Spice Valley Home Economics Club and enjoyed various bible-  study  groups in Mitchell over the years.

LaRue and Shirley moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin after their marriage before returning to Shirley’s family farm in Mitchell for many years.  Shirley moved to West Lafayette, Indiana in 2010 and was blessed to be well cared for by the staff of Cumberland Pointe Health Campus.

All arrangements are being made by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell, Indiana.

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