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Shirley Patten

June 14, 1938 — December 26, 2020

Shirley June Patten (Hammonds), 82, passed away on Saturday December 26, 2020 surrounded by her family.

Born in North Vernon, Indiana on June 14, 1938 she was the daughter of William and Ulla (Akers) Henry. She attended North Vernon High School graduating with the class of 1956. Shirley received an Associates Degree from Ivy Tech in 1998

She retired as a secretary for the City of Plymouth Water Department

She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist church in Plymouth, Culver VFW ladies auxiliary, Eastern Star #26, and the Marshall County Sherriff Reserves for 13 years resigning in 2005.

She is survived by her children: Keith (Alicia) Hammonds of Plymouth; Kent (Cheryl) Hammonds of Plymouth; Kyle (Vonn Banks) Hammonds of Memphis, TN; Carmen (Rex Bope) Girten of Plymouth; siblings: Jeanette (David) Webb of North Vernon, IN; Lois Simpson of North Vernon, IN; Sandra Horton on Indianapolis, IN; David Henry of Indianapolis, IN; 14  grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, siblings: Virginia Gatturallis, Charles Henry, Don Henry, Bill Henry and Dorothy Dean.

Visitation will be held on Saturday January 9, 2021 from 12-2 p.m. at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth. Funeral services will immediately follow with Pastor Dennis Wenzel officiating.

Burial will take place in the New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to


Marshall County Humane Society

P O Box 22. Plymouth


Indiana 46563
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