Died: Thu., Mar. 19, 2020

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1:30 PM Fri., Mar. 27, 2020

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           Mrs. Shirlene Cole Elston was born to the late Ronald Cole, Sr. and Aurelia Cole on December 28, 1953, in  Indianapolis, Indiana.


Shirlene completed both her primary and secondary  education in the Indianapolis Public School System.  She  graduated from Crispus Attucks High School.


Shirlene was employed at Indiana University Medical Center.  It was there that she worked for thirty-four years as a  Pharmacy Technician.


Shirlene was a member of St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church. In her spare time she enjoyed bowling, having family gatherings and barbecuing, and attending church services.  Shirlene was a great cook and a wonderful baker.


  Mrs. Shirlene Cole Elston departed this earthly life on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the age of sixty-six years two months and twenty-two days.


She is survived by her husband, John Elston; sons, Earl Mann (Julia) and Keith Roach (Danielle); four grandsons, one great-granddaughter;  four brothers,  Michael Cole, Ronald Cole, Gregory Cole, and Darryl Cole; four sisters, Carolyn Rice, Tracy Cole, Lawanda Cole, and Tonya Cole, a host of other beloved family members, church family and many friends.


A precious one from us has gone

A voice we loved is stilled

A place is vacant in our home

That never can be filled

You are not forgotten, dear one

Nor will you ever be

As long as life and memory last,

We will remember thee…


Humbly Submitted…...The Family



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