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Alexander Funeral Home-Newburgh Chapel

5333 Old Indiana 261, Newburgh, IN

OBITUARY

Della Lee Shiver

December 8, 1930March 13, 2020
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Della Lee Shiver, 89, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 8, 1930 to Elwood and Ivorybell Baker.

Della graduated Valedictorian of Newburgh High School in 1948, and became a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was an active member of Gateway Baptist Church for 63 years, singing in the choir and teaching Sunday School. She served as president of the Paradise Home Extension club for many years.

She has rejoined her parents; husband of 61 years, Frank; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Donna Shiver; grandson, Jeremy Riley; and brother, Gary Baker.

Della is survived by son Michael Shiver (Jo Ann); daughter Beverly Wilson (Willie); grandsons, Tim Shiver, Mark Shiver (Tamara), Joshua Barfoot (Heather); granddaughters, Jennifer Campbell (John), Jaime Shiver (Scott), Erica Fording (Brett), Christie Woodlief (Daniel), and 11 great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Melissa Battieger for being a loving caregiver these last few weeks.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, officiated by Pastor Mike Claypool, with entombment at Oak Hill Mausoleum. Friends may visit Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gateway Baptist Church, 7564 SR66, Newburgh, IN 47630. Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderNewburghChapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Michael Shiver (Jo Ann), Son
  • Beverly Wilson (Willie), Daughter
  • Tim Shiver, Grandson
  • Mark Shiver (Tamara), Grandson
  • Joshua Barfoot (Heather), Grandson
  • Jennifer Campbell (John), Granddaughter
  • Jaime Shiver (Scott), Granddaughter
  • Erica Fording (Brett), Granddaughter
  • Christie Woodlief (Daniel), Granddaughter
  • Mrs. Shiver also leaves 11 great grandchildren to cherish her memory.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Visitation Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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Brent Bohrer

March 18, 2020

So sorry for your loss. I would have liked to be there in person but decided to stay at home inlieu of the pandemic. Your family is on my mind and in my prayers. I contacted Karen and Kevin of your loss.
I will always remember that she and my grandmother shared the name Della Lee.

Brent and Susie

Holly (Bohrer) Stratman

March 18, 2020

So sorry to hear of her passing. Della Lee's mother Ivorybell and my Grandmother Della Mann were sisters. I remember seeing her and Frank at gatherings through the years.
Holly (Bohrer) Stratman

Sandy Mehling

March 18, 2020

My condolences for your loss. ๐Ÿ™. Sandy (Floyd) Mehling

Kathy Mandell

March 18, 2020

My condolences to the Shiver family. Itโ€™s times like these itโ€™s hard to find the words but in turn we will have words from family, friends and for our faith and it will comfort us.

Lila Phillips Hillyard

March 18, 2020

Condolences to all the family. Sorry for your loss.

Sharon Katterjohn Cross

March 17, 2020

Dear Beverly and Family--So very sorry for your loss. May God comfort you all at this tender time.

Ann Shackelford Knowles

March 17, 2020

My sympathy to you Michael and your family.Through the many years I have known you,I have had chance encounters with your Mother.She was always very warm and friendly,remembering me from the years you and I shared in school.You were very blessed with a wonderful Mother.Again,my sympathy to you and your family.

Ann


Barbara Keller

March 16, 2020

I'm sorry to hear about this sad time. She was a great Sunday School teacher and friend. I'm sorry, because of the vires, my family doesn't want me out. The family is in my prayers.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Suetta Berkemeier

March 16, 2020

Please accept my heartfelt sympathies on the loss of your loved one. I remember her from our years in TOPS.ย  She was always inspirational and had a positive outlook.ย 

Susie and Pete Fischer

March 16, 2020

To all the family,
Aunt Della will truly be missed, but she joins the many who go before her in Heaven. Grandma Hames, Uncle Frank, Mark, Donna , Ken, Gary , Howard , Barbie , Edna and Ken Major. We miss them all.
Our deepest sympathy to all the family.
With love
Susie and Pete

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Biography

Della Lee Shiver, 89, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 8, 1930 to Elwood and Ivorybell Baker.

Della graduated Valedictorian of Newburgh High School in 1948, and became a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was an active member of Gateway Baptist Church for 63 years, singing in the choir and teaching Sunday School. She served as president of the Paradise Home Extension club for many years.

She has rejoined her parents; husband of 61 years, Frank; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Donna Shiver; grandson, Jeremy Riley; and brother, Gary Baker.

Della is survived by son Michael Shiver (Jo Ann); daughter Beverly Wilson (Willie); grandsons, Tim Shiver, Mark Shiver (Tamara), Joshua Barfoot (Heather); granddaughters, Jennifer Campbell (John), Jaime Shiver (Scott), Erica Fording (Brett), Christie Woodlief (Daniel), and 11 great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Melissa Battieger for being a loving caregiver these last few weeks.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, officiated by Pastor Mike Claypool, with entombment at Oak Hill Mausoleum. Friends may visit Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gateway Baptist Church, 7564 SR66, Newburgh, IN 47630. Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderNewburghChapel.com.