Shirley Faye Johnson, 64, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky on August 5, 1956 to the late James Webster and Wilma Duvall Webster. Shirley had a feisty personality and was always happy, never sad. She loved hanging out and cooking with all her family and friends. Shirley always had to look nice and will always be remembered for saying “Make me pretty!” She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her daughter, Tonya McGuffin; grandson, Jordan Mefford; siblings, Patricia Tharp, Carolyn Tharp, Deanna DeWitt and James Webster.
Left to cherish her memory, Shirley leaves behind 4 children, Shannon Gibson, Dorothy “Bubbles” Johnson, Carolyn Ford and Carl “Aaron” Johnson; 9 grandchildren, Christopher, Jamie, Ashley, Timothy, Bradley, Trystan, Jakob, Jeremiah and Jesse; 3 great grandchildren, Gary, Trace and Kenneth; partner of 26 loving years, Jim Gassoway; ex-spouse but longtime friend, Marshall Johnson; and a host of extended family and friends.
A funeral service for Mrs. Shirley Johnson will be held at 12 PM, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Legacy Funeral Center-Schoppenhorst Chapel, 1832 W. Market Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Visitation will be held Monday, May 17, 2021 from 3 pm to 7pm; and 10 AM to 12 PM at the funeral home, prior to the service. Burial at Beth Haven Cemetery will follow the funeral service.
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