Goldie Mae Stansifer / Dec. 4, 1916-Oct. 31, 2009

Published 9:28am Thursday, November 5, 2009

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. – Goldie Mae Stansifer, 92, of 23770 Hospital St., Cassopolis, died a 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at Cass County Medical Care Facility.

She was born Dec. 4, 1916, in Noble Township, Shelby County, Ind., to Dolph and Winnie (Stansifer) Ross.

On Jan. 31, 1942, she married Clifford Stansifer. Her husband preceded her in death Dec. 7, 1964.

Surviving are: a son, Tom (Patricia) Stansifer of Decatur; two sisters, Marie and Betty Ross of Shelbyville; two grandchildren, Amanda Stansifer and Robert Stansifer; a great-grandson, Noah Stansifer; and three step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, spouse and two brothers, Gene and Edward Ross.

She resided in this area for three years, coming from Shelbyville.

Mrs. Stansifer had been a bookkeeper for several different companies, including Rick Clements CPA, Lester Witte and Co., Farm Bureau and Beck’s Grain and Feed, among several others.

She also prepared tax returns from her home for several years after her retirement.
A 1934 Waldron High School graduate, she was a member of First Baptist Church of Shelbyville, where she served as treasurer for more than 25 years.

She was a past member of the Business and Professional Women’s Association of Shelbyville and also served on several different committees and boards of her church.
Goldie loved quilting, needlework and inspirational reading.

Services were today at 11 a.m. at Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176, with the Rev. Dan McCollough officiating. Visitation was conducted from 9 a.m. until time of service.

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church general fund, care of the funeral home.

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