Shirley Jane Beers, 74


LAWRENCEVILLE — Shirley Jane Beers, age 74 of Lawrenceville, died on Friday, June 26, 2020 in Vincennes, Indiana, at Good Samaritan Hospital.

She was born Oct. 21, 1945 in Lawrenceville to William and Evelyn (Volkman) Gosnell. At a young age, Shirley lost her first husband Billie McBride. Later in her life, she married Gene Beers, and he also preceded her in death.

Shirley worked as an LPN.

Surviving family includes: one daughter, Lisa Newell and husband Jerry of Cincinnati, Ohio; one son, Greg Swann and wife Anna of Tulsa, Oklahoma; three sisters, Freeda Hughes, Sally Legg and Donna Smith; two brothers, Ed Gosnell and Bob Gosnell; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husbands; and numerous siblings.

Private services will be held at the Cunningham Funeral Home in Bridgeport with burial taking place in Cresthaven Memorial Park Cemetery.

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