Shirley M. Giles, 86, of Columbus, Indiana, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. She was born March 22, 1936 in Knifley, Kentucky to the late George E. and Hallie (Arnold) Feese.
Shirley was a long-time member of the First Church of the Nazarene Church in Columbus. She worked as a beautician for many years in Edinburgh and was a realtor for 20 years. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday in Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Pastor Travis Stamper officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana. Shirley will be laid to rest with her parents at the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Columbia, Kentucky on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. (CST).
Shirley is survived by her daughters, Jennifer (Kerry) Utterback of Columbus, Hallie “Teri” (Ed) Short of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky and Michelle L. Simpson of Columbus; her son, Mark (Debbie) Rice of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky; sister, Carmy (Bob) Hess of Pennsylvania; brothers, Ed and Joe Feese of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Brian Rice, Diana Winn, Nikki Short, Becky Rice, Patricia Rice, Joseph Rice, Heather Rice, Sarah Wintek, Olivia Burton, Levi England, Hannah England, Colton Utterback and Cole Hartwell; numerous great-grandchildren as well as her former husband of 20 years, Osbert Simpson. She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 sons, Joseph Dwayne and David Randall Rice and a brother, David Feese.
You are invited to view her video tribute and send a message of condolence to the Giles family via the funeral home website: www.jewellrittman.com.
This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.