Shirley J. Fuller, age 86, of Plymouth, IN, passed away on Sunday, December 24, 2023 in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth, IN.

Shirley was born to Robert Dale and Maleta (Brubaker) Kesler on January 22, 1937 in Rochester, IN. She attended Argos High School. She married John Fuller on September 3, 1990 and he preceded her in death on August, 7, 2022. She worked as a clerical bookkeeper in corrections. She attended New Song Church of Plymouth, IN. She enjoyed playing keyboard in her younger days. She was an avid book reader, and she enjoyed adult coloring books, playing Bingo with her friends, and jigsaw puzzles. She had a witty, friendly, and outgoing personality, a wonderful sense of humor, and loved to tell jokes. She was also blessed with seven children.

Shirley is survived by her children: Louise (John) Metsker of Plymouth, IN; Robert Dale (Linda) Bauman of Richmond, KY; Cathy Unger of Palm Bay, Fl; MaLeta (Bart) DeWitt of Argos, IN; Linda Lou (Bill) Niederbrach of Richmond, KY; Mark Baumann of Goshen, IN; and Mary (Steve) Morehouse of Elkhart, IN; her 16 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; her grandsons: William Dale and Allen Quimby; and her sister, Janet Fear.

Cremation has been chosen and no services are planned at this time.

Memorial donations may be made to the Marshall County Human Society (P.O. Box 22, Plymouth, IN 46563) in Shirley’s name.

Thank you to all our friends and community for your support during this difficult time.

Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is honored to be providing services in celebrating the life of Shirley and wishes to extend our deepest condolences to the family.

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