Shirley J. Knode, age 81, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2020 at Knox Community Hospital.
She was born on September 12, 1938 to Joseph and Mildred Knode.
Shirley will be deeply missed by her roommates Rose Fegley, Rena Everhart and Michelle Ihinger. She is leaves behind her dear friend of 48 years, Patti Furley; and her sister, Juanita J. Lindsey of Columbus.
Shirley had worked at New Hope Industries.
Shirley enjoyed her puzzles, necklaces, checkers and stuffed animals. She would enjoy sitting on the front porch and watching people drive or walk past her home. Shirley liked to take joy rides to get ice cream cones or milkshakes. She loved to dance and listen to country, gospel and oldies music including, Dolly, Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn, Kenny Rogers. Shirley would watch black and white westerns, Beverly Hillbillies and Grand Ole Opry.
Private graveside services will be held in Mound View Cemetery.
“God needed another rose in his garden and only the best would do.”
The Lasater Funeral Home is handling the services for the family.www.lasaterfuneralhomes.com.