|Shirley A. Slusher
January 22, 1952 – October 6, 2020
On October 6, 2020, Shirley A. Slusher, loving wife and mother of six daughters, passed away after
a long illness, at the age of 68.
Shirley was born to Donald “Red” and M. Evone (Rose) Humes on January 22, 1952 in Winamac,
Indiana. On May 16, 1969 she was married to Clifford Slusher in Knox, Indiana and spent her life
as a homemaker, caring for her husband and raising her children.
Shirley loved to cook for people and would always ask if you wanted something to eat when you
walked through her door. She also loved to plan family gatherings, go to craft shows, make crafts,
and decorate for holidays.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband: Cliff; daughters: Shelli (John) Ringer, Cherie (Larry)
Hendricks, Amy (Mike) Garland, Holly (Eric) Ragan, Misty (Jackson) Murphy, and Melissa (Steven)
Glass; 15 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father,
Don (Red) Humes and her mother M. Evone Humes, her infant sister, Penny, her infant son,
Clifford Jr., and her son-in-law, Larry.
A time of gathering with the family will be held at the Odom Funeral Home, Culver, IN, on Saturday,
October 10, 2020 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. Rev. Thomas Harzula will officiate services at the Odom
Funeral Home, Culver, on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow at Culver
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.