2011-08-16 / Obituaries

Mary Alice Shonkwiler, 86

Mary Alice Shonkwiler, 86, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011.

She was born on March 26, 1925 in Putnam County to William Bryant Mitchell and Della Frances Todd Mitchell.

Mrs. Shonkwiler was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glenn Shonkwiler; two sisters, Kathleen B. Boyles and Cordia L. Cox; and a brother, Raymond H. Mitchell.

Surviving are her children, Brenda Crowe and husband, Ken, of Greencastle, and Troy Shonkwiler and wife, Annetta, of Greencastle; two sisters, Posey M. Detro, of Brazil and Stella M. Bennett, of Brazil; four grandchildren, Tina Pitts and husband, Steve, Robert Frazier, Jr. and companion, Sandra Jones, Troy Shonkwiler, Jr., and Heather Shonkwiler; and two great-grandchildren, Jordyn Pitts and Blaine Pitts.

Funeral services were held on Friday, August 12, 2011 at 1 p.m., at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with Pastor Patrick Smith officiating. Interment followed at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorials in Mrs. Shonkwiler’s memory may be directed to Clearwater Cove at The Waters in Greencastle, 1601 Hospital Drive, Greencastle, Indiana 46135.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com

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