Shirley C. Hilderbrand age 66 of Celina and formerly of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 2:30 P.M. on Monday, November 15, 2010 at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital of the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. Shirley was born March 21, 1944 in Richmond, Indiana, to William G. Oakes of Kentucky and the late Vera Mae (Bryant) Oakes.
Shirley formerly owned Shirley’s Bar & Grill in Celina until her retirement. Shirley has had an auction at her bar to benefit the needy families of the area for the last 14 years. Shirley was a member of the Celina Moose; Greenville American Legion Ladies Auxiliary; and the Celina Sportsman Club.
In addition to her mother, Shirley is also preceded in death by her husband, Max Hilderbrand.
In addition to her father, Shirley is survived by a son, Alan Resor of Indianapolis, Indiana; daughters, Brenda S. Thornton of Greenville and Cindy Rapier of Greenville; grandchildren, Tina Thornton of Ridgeville, Indiana, Perry A. Rapier of Greenville, Tracy Thornton of Eaton, Michael T. Rapier of Columbus, Brittany L. Resor of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Kyle J. Resor of Indianapolis, Indiana; 3 great grandchildren; and brothers, James Oakes of Richmond, Indiana and Herschell Oakes of Kentucky.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 10:30 A.M. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Sam Shilot officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery in Darke County, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in which all donations will be given to Shirley’s auction for needy families.