Shirell NewShirell Lnore New, 46, of Anderson passed away unexpectedly in her home on July 7, 2015.  She was born on August 6, 1968 in Jay County, Indiana to Larry and Beverly (Walker) New.

She was a proud member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Anderson where she was known for having a quiet sweetness about her.  Shirell had a big heart and would not hesitate to help a friend in need or provide a loving home to a stray animal.  She loved gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.  She was blessed with a “green-thumb” and cared for her plants as if they were members of her family.

Shirell is survived by her parents; two daughters, Stephanie (Gordon) Davis of Anderson and Amanda (J.D. Bathauer) Barnes of Anderson; one son, Scott Barnes of Anderson; three brothers, Shannon New of Muncie, Shelton (Gina) New of Elwood, and Chuck New of Muncie; as well as five grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her sister, Spring New.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the Greenbriar Community Church, 1602 Woodbine Drive in Anderson, IN with Pastor Brad Brizendine officiating.  Visitation will be from 11:00am until the time of the service.

Cremation will follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shirell’s family c/o Keller Mortuary Services, PO Box 431, Lapel, IN 46051 to help defray funeral expenses.