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Diane M. Shawver

January 30, 1958 ~ February 19, 2021 (age 63)

Obituary

     Diane M. Shawver, age 63 a resident of rural Portland passed away from Parkinsons and Lewy Body Dementia  on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Persimmon Ridge Rehabilitation Center.  She was a 1976 graduate of Jay County High School and earned  her B.S. and  M.A. degrees in elementary education from Ball State University in Muncie.  She taught second and third grade in Waresboro, Augusta, and Savannah, Georgia for 30 years and returned to Jay County after retirement.

     She was a member of the Bluff Point Friends Church,  Friends of the Jay County Library, and  the Pike Friends and Neighbors Home Economics Club.

     Diane Shawver was born January 30, 1958 in Jay County,  the daughter of Merle and Helen (Jellison) Shawver.

Survivors Include:

2 Brothers- Jeff Shawver (wife-Alana), Portland and Peter Shawver, Farmland

3 Sisters- Tammy Shawver, Nancy Shawver, and Karen Shawver, all of Portland

An Uncle- Jack Osborne, Portland

9 Nieces and Nephews- Dawn, April, Britney, Bryan, Leanna, Hannah, Caleb, Adrian, and Alivia

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, James Shawver.

     Visitation for family and friends will be held from 12:00pm to 2:30pm on Friday in the Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Funeral services will follow at 2:30pm Friday at the funeral home. Brian Riggs will officiate the service and burial will follow in the Bluff Point Cemetery. 

Memorials may be directed to Spay away the Stray of Jay County or the Lewy Body Dementia Association.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 26, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Friday
February 26, 2021

2:30 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

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