Shirley Bernice (Green) Lynch

August 6, 1935 ~ January 26, 2018 (age 82)

Shirley Bernice Lynch, 82, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018, at Oakview Heights.


She was born August 6, 1935, in National City, Illinois, the daughter of William Jesse and Lavada Alice (Dossett) Green.  Shirley was a graduate of Mt. Carmel High School.  On April 21, 1957, she married Bobbie Joe Lynch in Mt. Carmel.  Shirley worked for Hurst Manufacturing Company in Princeton, Indiana.  She enjoyed working puzzles and watching game shows on TV.


Left to cherish Shirley’s memory is her siblings Jean Price and Jack Green; eleven nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; and brothers-in-law Paul, Morris, and Larry Lynch.


She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings Charles, Bob, Bill and Annabelle Green; nephew Kenny Allen; niece Karen Johnson; and and sister-in-law Carolyn Hoke.


There will be a memorial service Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Short Funeral Home, 527 N. Mulberry Street, Mt. Carmel, Illinois.


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Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Shirley’s family.

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