Shirley M. Carney, age 79 of Highland Indiana but longtime resident of New Haven, IL died Tuesday, August 17, 2010 after an extended illness. Shirley was born on June 27, 1931 to the late Joseph and Laura (Richards) Bates in White County, IL. Shirley was married to Harold Carney who preceded her in death in 1998. She was a faithful member of the Apostolic Church in New Haven. She loved play cards, visit with her friends and family, and was always happy and laughing. She was a good wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She will be missed. Shirley is survived by, 3 Daughters, Cinda (Jim) Carter of St. Louis, Mo, Connie Newsome of Highland, IN, and Gloria Carney of Laport, IN. 1 sister, Flora Sanders of Norris City, IL and 2 Grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 4 Brothers, Thomas, Wilburn, Arthur and Jewell Bates and 1 Sister Pauline Cox, and a son in law, Randall Newsome. Services for Shirley will be Friday, August 20, 2010 at 11:00 AM at the Cox and Son Funeral Home in New Haven with Rev. Todd Holtzclaw officiating. Visitation for Shirley will be on Thursday, August 20, 2010 from 5 - 8 Pm at the Cox and Son Funeral Home in New Haven. Interment will be in Union Ridge Cemetery.