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Ms. Alene Shipp

January 10, 1938 ~ November 8, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Ms. Alene Shipp Obituary

Alene Shipp, 85, of Indianapolis Indiana recently passed away on November 8, 2023. Born in Lufkin Texas to her loving parents of Bertha Lottie (Simmons) Shipp and Elbert G Shipp,  Alene was the second of four children.  

Alene attended and graduated from Dunbar Highschool in Lufkin Texas. Alene attended Mary Ellen college in Crockett Texas. In her early 20's, Alene moved to Indianapolis and resided with her Simmons family members. Alene joined Eastern Star Church where she remained for 66 years.
Alene worked for LS Ayers in the Tea room for 5 years. She worked at many different jobs until she was hired at Indianapolis Public Schools as a reading and  math tutor. She worked there from 1972 until her retirement in 1997.

In her free time, Alene enjoyed reading the bible. Alene's favorite scripture was Psalm 23. She was a very present and involved aunt in the lives of her sister, nieces and nephews. Alene also enjoyed singing gospel music, attending church at Eastern Star, baking and socializing with family and friends. Her tell it like is,  high spirited personality will be missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Elbert G Shipp and Bertha Lottie Simmons, her brother Albert D Shipp and extended family members.

Alene is survived by her sister, Jerlene (Phil) Folson, brother Robert Lee Shipp, nieces Rhonda Shipp, Kimberly (Larry) Sargent, Kelly Jones, Nissa Shipp, Talethia Crimm and Cynthia Tarmon) Doaks; Great nieces and nephews:  India Folson, Kayla Jones, Nathanael Sargent, Samuel Sargent, Trinity Sargent, Shanice Dunlap Edward, Dunlap Zaire Dunlap, Aaliyah Hamilton Tomarion Hamilton, Jeremiah Hamilton and a host of great great nieces and nephews.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 1, 2023

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Eastern Star Church
5750 E. 30th St
Indianapolis, IN 46218

Celebration of Life
Friday
December 1, 2023

11:00 AM
Eastern Star Church
5750 E. 30th St
Indianapolis, IN 46218

Committal
Friday
December 1, 2023

1:00 PM
Memorial Park Cemetery
9350 E. Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46229

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