May 26, 2024

Shirley K. Ball
Age: 72
Died: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City
Born: June 21, 1943 at Garden City
Parents: Harry Gerald & Kathryn (Litzenberger) Cranston
Marriage: to Darryl L. Ball on September 18, 1960 at Garden City

Memberships: Church Of The Brethren in Garden City

Shirley attended Garden City schools and was a lifelong resident of Garden City. She was a bus driver and cook for USD 457. During the time that Sunflower Electric was being built she volunteered to feed some of the workers. She also managed the Conoco Truck Stop Café and sold Avon. She and her husband owned and operated the Ball Trailer Park for many years. She enjoyed camping, gardening, country and gospel music, genealogy and was very artistic. Her family was her main love. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Son- Marvin Ray Ball, Sister- Valdah F. Frank, Brother- Harry Gerald Cranston, Jr. & 2 Brother-In-Laws- Albert Frank & Edward Unruh.

Survivors: Husband Darryl L. Ball Home
2 Daughters Brenda L. & Coy Johnson Dalhart, Texas
Charie K. & Kevin Triplett Garden City
Sister Dana Unruh Garden City
Brother Donald Cranston Wichita
2 Grandchildren Brian L. Johnson Amarillo, Texas
Jessica D. & Carl Bunch Garden City
Great-Grandson Shawn H. Bunch Garden City

Funeral Service: 11:00 AM Saturday
Place: Church Of The Brethren in Garden City
Officiating: Rev Marty Moyer
Graveside Service: 3:00 PM Saturday
Place: Plains Cemetery in Plains
Memorials: Finney County Senior Center or Church Of The Brethren
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday at Garnand Funeral Home
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