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Obituary: Shirley E. Fry, Columbus

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Shirley E. Fry, 79, of Columbus, Indiana, passed away at 7:48 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. She was born January 12, 1935, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Shirley met her husband, Kerwin “Cub” Fry, when he was stationed at Camp Atterbury when the Korean War broke out in 1950. They later married and were together 62 years.

Shirley was a homemaker, raised three children and later worked as an executive secretary. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Clinton, Illinois, and the Women of the Moose, Columbus Chapter No. 456.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street.

Family and friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until service time Saturday.

In keeping with Mrs. Fry’s wishes, cremation is planned and inurnment will be at Washington Park East Mausoleum in Indianapolis.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Surviving with her husband, Kerwin H. “Cub” Fry of Columbus, Indiana, are her children, Sheryl (Jimmy) Crase of Shelbyville, Indiana, Michael Fry of Danville, Indiana, and Jeffrey (Laura) Fry of Franklin, Tennessee; sisters, Judy (Jim) Barton of Indianapolis and Joan (Ray) Barnhorst of Columbus; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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