Shirley Mae Young, 96, of Lewisport, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at her home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born on August 23, 1925 in Ohio County to the late George and Mary Esther McMahan. Shirley was a member of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church and a homemaker. Shirley was a 1943 graduate of Daviess County High School. She was involved in the Golden Years Quilting Club at church, the “Old Sew and Sews”, was very active at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, O.T. Young; grandson, Kevin Gilliam; sisters, Martine Newcomb, Mary Ruth Cilia and Dorothy Nuckols; brothers, Melvin, Bill, George, Vernon and Donnie Joe McMahan.
Shirley is survived by her children, Steve (Anne) Young, Mary Beth (Ed) Roehm, Mike (Suzee) Young, Gary (Phyllis) Young, Lana (Glenn) Jones and Donna (Darrell) Wall; 15 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sister, Bonnie Snyder along with many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 2 pm on Monday, December 27, 2021 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport Chapel with burial following in Lewisport Cemetery. Shirley’s family will be greeting friends on Monday, December 27, 2021 from 10 am until service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Dawson Memorial Baptist Church.