Shirley Ann Young, of Crestwood, KY, peacefully went home to be with the Lord in Heaven above on Thursday January 23, 2020 at the age of 84. She was born in Louisville, KY on December 16, 1935. Shirley was a member of the Crestwood Baptist Church and was a simple Christian woman. She adored the Lord, loved her family and the many dogs that came in and out of her home, and enjoyed her frequent bingo nights. She retired from White Castle Distributing in 2000 to spend more time with her family. She was preceded in death by two of her children, Mary Jane and Edgar Ballard. She is survived by two siblings; Robert McNally and Thelma Kay Gathof, four children; Charles (Brenda) Ballard, Sherry Hillerby, Diana Witt, and Elmer (Stevlynn) Ballard, 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and several nieces, nephews, and friends. Visitation will be held at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home East at 11601 Ballardsville Rd. Louisville, KY 40241, on Monday January 27, 2020 from 1:00 to 6:00 with a service following celebrating Shirley's life.
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