Shirley Ann Pinnick

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March 18, 1948 – February 5, 2022

Shirley Ann Pinnick, 73, of Bedford, passed away Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born March 18, 1948, in Champaign, Illinois, she was the daughter of George A. and Shirley Elizabeth (Sego) Gilstrap.  She married Thomas Walter Pinnick on August 19, 1967.

Shirley retired from Travelplex SATO at NSWC—Crane.  She was a talented cake decorator and created silk wreaths.  Shirley was an avid reader and loved nothing more than family gatherings.  She and was a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church and a 1967 graduate of Bedford High School.

Survivors include her husband Thomas Pinnick of Bedford; sons, Thomas Scott (Lana) Pinnick of Bloomfield, Bradley Dean (Angye) Pinnick of Mitchell; mother, Shirley Gilstrap of Bedford; grandchildren, Britney Nicole, Kayla Jean, Marrissa Jo, Thomas Keith, Wesley Dean, Brooke Lee-Anna, and Justin (Carrie) Bennett; great-grandchildren, Jeremiah, Harper, Atlas, Luke, and Hannah; sister, Ruthie Gilstrap of Mitchell; brother-in-law, Mike Tanksley of Bedford; blessed with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and several cousins

Her father and twin sister, Sharon Lee Tanksley (8-4-2020), preceded her in death.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 10, at the Mitchell Wesleyan Church with Reverend Steve Jones officiating.  Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the church.

Memorial gifts can be made in Shirley’s memory to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services or Mitchell Wesleyan Church

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