Shirley A. Bole, 77, of Hartford City, IN, passed away at 5:52 PM on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at IU Health-Blackford Hospital in Hartford City, IN. She was born on Thursday, August 20, 1936, in Wells Co., IN. She married Charles K. Bole on Wednesday, May 26, 1954 in Hartford City, IN. Shirley was a 1954 graduate of Hartford City High School. She enjoyed writing poems and letters, sewing, playing the piano and organ. Shirley spent most of her time making others happy and she especially loved being with her family. She was a member of the Olive Branch Church of the Nazarene in rural Hartford City, IN.
Survivors include: Husband - Charles K. Bole, Hartford City, IN., Daughter- Sandy (Husband, Tim) Norton, Montpelier, IN., Daughter- Shelli (Husband, Jeff) Nickols, Hartford City, IN., Daughter - Sherri (Husband, Dennis) Leas, Montpelier, IN., Son - Charles "Chip" Bole, Muncie, IN., Sister - Ruth (Husband, Bus) Rogers, Pennville, IN., Sister - Carol Lea Reed, Gaston, IN., Brother - Bus (Wife, Marilyn) Oswalt, Muncie, IN., Brother - Phillip (Wife, Winifred) Oswalt, Dugger, IN., Grandson - Tony (Wife, Michelene) Norton, Melbourne, FL., Grandson - Kent (Wife, Amy) Norton, Albany, IN., Grandson - Nic (Kristi) Norton, Hartford City, IN., Granddaughter - Casey (Husband, Dustin) Gothrup, Yorktown, IN., Grandson - Ryan Matthew Bole, Hartford City, IN., Grandson - Jerrid (Wife, Misty) Nickols, Ridgeville, IN., Granddaughter - Krysta Nickols, Hartford City, IN., Grandson - Derek (Wife, Amanda) Leas, Hartford City, IN., Granddaughter - Kristin Leas, Hartford City, IN., Grandson - Devin Leas, Fort Wayne, IN., Granddaughter - Kiara Leas, Montpelier, IN and 16 Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her: Father - Virgil Oswalt, Sr., Mother - Goldia (Melick) Starr, Step Father- Merrit “Bud” Starr, Step Mother- Betty Oswalt, Son - Randy K. Bole, Grandson - Jorden Nickols, Brother - Dorwin Oswalt, Brother - Virgil Oswalt Jr., Sister - Sally Dubois, Sister - Francis Medler and Brother - Cecil "Bud" Oswalt.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Sunday, November 03, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM and from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Monday, November 04, 2013.
A service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 04, 2013 with Rev. Dewey Miller officiating. Interment will follow in the Center Cemetery in Roll, IN.
Preferred memorials: The Jorden Nickols Memorial Scholarship 121 N High St Hartford City, IN 47348
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.