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Pamela D. Shanahan

February 25, 1950 ~ September 12, 2019 (age 69)

Pamela D. Shanahan, 69 of Greenwood entered into rest Thursday, September 12th, 2019 in Greenwood.

The Indianapolis native was born February 25th, 1950 to Arthur Parkhurst and the late Betty Brakensiek.

Pamela was a Licensed Practical Nurse with the Johnson County Detention Center and a member of Meridian Church of God, The American Legion, The Antelope Club and The 40-8 Club. She loved gardening and traveling and was known to have a big heart. She was very kind, caring and loving. She especially loved her grandkids.

She is survived by three daughters, Angela Rudisill (Tim) of Forest Grove, OR, Kelly Baer of Kokomo, IN, and Stephanie Dolan of St. Louis, MO; her father, Arthur Parkhurst of Greenwood, IN; and three siblings, Melissa Hartley (Duane) of Indianapolis, IN, Terrance Parkhurst of Noblesville, IN, and Bill Parkhurst (Nancy) of Lafayette, IN.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Betty Brakensiek and one brother, Don Parkhurst.

Funeral Services will be at 3pm Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Meridian Church of God, 7800 S. Meridian St. Indianapolis, Indiana 46217. Pastor Dan Miller will officiate. Visitation will be from 2pm until the hour of service at the church. Military Honors will be at held at the conclusion of the service.

Memorial Contributions may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association.

Jessen Funeral Home - Whiteland Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.


Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
6500 Technology Center Dr., Indianapolis IN 46278
Tel: 1-317-732-4700
Web: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/