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Shirley Irene Callis

Monday, February 20, 2012

Shirley Irene Callis, 67, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 17, 2012 at her daughter's home in Linton.

She was born Jan. 26, 1945 the daughter of John R. and Virginia C. (Barker) Allen.

Shirley worked several years as a beautician and owned her own shop, The Village Haircut in Newburgh. Later in life she was a QMA at Evansville State Hospital and the Lyons Senior Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kevin Ray Callis in 1987; her parents, John R. Allen in 1980 and Virginia Gray in 2009; and one granddaughter, Chelsea Nicole Flake in 1994.

She is survived by two daughters, Julie (Mason) Flake of Newburgh and Kelli Jo (Bill) LaRoche of Linton; one son, Jeffrey (Adrienne) Hughes of Bloomfield; seven granddaughters; two grandsons; one brother, Stanley (Dixie) Allen of Lyons; and one niece, Jerry Demontagnac of Vincennes.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Lyons Community Building.

Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements.

The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to the American Caner Society.

Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.