Obituary for Shirley E (Blood) McCloud

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Shirley E (Blood) McCloud

May 2, 1935 - May 30, 2015

Shirley E. (Blood) McCloud, age 80 passed away Saturday evening, May 30, 2015 at the University Heights Health & Living Community in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Indianapolis.

Shirley was born May 2, 1935, in Wabash County, IL, to the late Harvey Everett and Madorah (Chapman) Blood. She married Herbert C. McCloud on April 26, 1977 in Indianapolis. He lovingly survives after 38 years of marriage.

Shirley was a 1952 graduate of Allendale High School in Allendale, IL and retired in 2000 from Indianapolis Public Schools where she had been employed as an Assistant Manager of the Food Service Department for 13 years.

Shirley's faith was very important to her and she had been a devoted member of the Gospel Assembly Church for over 50 years. She enjoyed collecting different materials for her favorite sewing hobby and raising Boston Terriers.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Herbert; siblings: Charles (Hilda) Blood of Norfolk, GA, Kathy (Larry) Stout of Columbus, IL, Alice (David) Crown of Lawrenceville, IL, Louilah Blood of Friendshipville, IL, and Mary Jane (William) Druckbrod of Canton, OH.

She was preceded in death by siblings: Nolan & Dale Blood and Vesta Milsap.

The Rev. Cullen Reed & Bro. Ron Ross will conduct a funeral service 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the Gospel Assembly Church, 5080 Bluff Road in Indianapolis. Friends may call from 5 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the church and from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the church.Burial will be at West Newton Cemetery in West Newton. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the McCloud family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: May 2, 1935
Died: May 30, 2015

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