Betty Young

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Faith. Family. Friends. Betty Marie Shouse Young lived a life filled with grace, humility, and poise. As the second oldest of 10, Betty was a staple in the lives of her younger brothers and sisters, those of whom she simply cherished. She was born in Mt. Eden, Shelby County, Kentucky on April 30, 1934 to the late Ellis ""Jack"" Shouse & Christine Warford Shouse. She passed from this earth on August 8, 2018.

On December 30, 1950 Garnett and Betty Young began a marriage that would last a lifetime. Making their home in Franklin County, Garnett & Betty were blessed with two sons, Jerry Scott Young born in 1953 and Maurice Evans Young in 1960. Betty attended Bagdad High School and Kentucky State University. Betty is a retiree from the Cabinet for Human Resources for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Betty Young proudly lived her life as a disciple of Jesus Christ and was a lifelong member of Beechridge Baptist Church. She was unabashed in her faith and God blessed her with a big family and an even bigger heart. She loved each of her brothers & sisters, cousins, nieces, nephews, grand and great grandchildren, countless neighbors and friends with shameless adoration. Betty Young loved to cook and host for her family and friends and used her gifts for hospitality for the multitudes.

Betty Young was preceded in death by her faithful husband Garnett Young, son Jerry Young, sister Anna Jane Wright, brothers Tom Shouse, Raymond Shouse, and Howard Shouse.

Betty Young is survived by her son Maurice Young (Cece), brother Gary Shouse (Sandra), sisters Emogene Shelburne, Hilda Parish, Bonnie Roberts (Kent) and Diana Parrish (Charles). She is also survived by her grandsons JC Young (Kimberly) and Nick Young (Chelsey) and greatgrandchildren Rylan, Kinley, Cahmi, Landon, Ann Hadley & Brooks. Betty Young is eternally grateful to her special daughters Debbie Young Henry, Mary Ann Young and Trish Shouse.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Hall & Taylor Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Visitation from 11am until 1pm with a service to follow conducted by Brother Chuck Umholtz. Serving as Pallbearers: JC Young, Nick Young, Ronnie Shouse, Alan Taylor Shelbourne, Danny Young, Mark Wright, and Daryl Young. Honorary Bearers will be: Gary Goins, Joe Haydon, Doug Young, Vernon Parrish, Charles Parrish and Ricky Young. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Beechridge Baptist Church, and online condolences may be expressed at Isaiah 40:31 But those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.
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Hall-Taylor Funeral Home
1185 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065
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Published in The Sentinel-News from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2018