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Shirley Pauline Lumsden

Shirley Pauline Lumsden, 94, of Bethany passed away 10:40 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Kirby Hospital, Monticello.
Pauline was born April 20, 1921, in rural Findlay, the daughter of Harry and Tressie (Webb) Coventry. She married Robert Lumsden on May 29, 1939, in Shelbyville. He preceded her in death on April 26, 1986. She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Bethany.
Pauline is survived by her daughters, Judy Jefferson of Decatur, Mary Skaggs of Mason City and Diane McIntosh of Monticello; brothers, Wayne Coventry of Shelbyville, Kenneth Coventry and Jack Coventry of Decatur; sister, Gladys Coventry of Decatur; grandchildren, Robert, Olivia, and Sara McIntosh and 2 step-grandchildren, Nathan and Patrick McIntosh;  and 3 step-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Jack Skaggs, sister, Ruth Hampton and brothers, Willard, James, Carl and Richard Coventry.  
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 31, 2016, at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Bethany. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Bethany. Burial will be in Marrowbone Township Cemetery, Bethany. Memorials may be made to Bethany Cumberland Presbyterian Church or to the donor’s choice.  
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