Patricia A Bird

Born: Sat., Mar. 16, 1935
Died: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 06, 2018
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Mon., Aug. 06, 2018
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Service

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  Patricia A. Bird, 83, of Shelbyville, passed away, Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

  She was born March 16, 1935 in Indianapolis to Pearl and Nora (Sullivan) Wilson.  She married James Bird on July 3, 1954 and he preceded her in death on November 17, 2003.

  Patricia is survived by her children, Dennis (Joyce) Bird, Wadesville; and Janice (Jerry) Veerkamp, Shelbyville; grandchildren, Cody Veerkamp and Erin Veerkamp.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Mike Bird, siblings, Alice Holder, John Wilson, James Wilson, Charles Wilson, Sam Wilson and Edwin Wilson.

  She retired from Wellmans with over 25 years of service.

  Patricia attended Shelbyville Community Church where she was a greeter.  She enjoyed playing dominoes with the ladies, and also playing different card games.

  Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and grandchildren.

  Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. August 6, 2018 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

  Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Mary Popplewell officiating.

  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

  Funeral Directors, Greg, Sheila, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Bird family.

  Memorial contributions may be given to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana 2626 E. 17th Street, Columbus, IN 47201,

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Denita (Van Sickle) Lyons
   Posted Thu August 02, 2018
Dear Janice & family, Please accept my sympathies for the loss of your mother. She was blessed to have had such a long life and make memories for all of you to cherish. Hugs! Denita

Dennis and Becky Hornocker
   Posted Sun August 05, 2018
Dennis and Joyce, We send our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mother, Dennis. We were happy to have talked to you both this morning at Fairland Christian Church. We will continue and the church will keep you both and your family in prayer at this time.

In Christs' Love and Friendship, your Brother and Sister in Christ Jesus

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