Shirley Trusty, 77

Shirley Ann Trusty, 77, of Wabash, died at 5:01 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

She was born May 14, 1939, in Lackey, Ky., to Gordner Waldon and Helen (Berry) Castle, and was raised by her grandparents, Rufus and Carrie Berry.

Shirley was a home healthcare provider, and also worked at General Tire in Wabash.  She was a member of the Christian Heritage Church, at one time sang with a Southern gospel group, and was a devout follower of Christ.  She enjoyed crafts, cooking, and loved everyone. 

She is survived by her son, Clarence Trusty of Wabash; two grandchildren, Alethea (Mack) Eudy of Roann, and Tarrence (Melinda) Trusty of Wabash; six great-grandchildren, Braden Layne of Muncie, Christa (Kelsey Wendt) Murray of Urbana, Cassie Eudy of Roann, Kourtney Trusty, Ariston Trusty, and Sophie Trusty, all of Wabash; great-great-granddaughter, Braelyn Blackburn of Urbana; the mother of her grandchildren, Sonja (Terry) Brewer of Wabash; and her brother, Robert (Mary) Castle of Ashland, Ky.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Sherena Kay Trusty, four brothers, and a sister.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Christian Heritage Church Building Fund.

The memorial guest book for Shirley may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Jun 21