Shirley Leroy Ball celebrated his 99th birthday on Tuesday, Nov. 13. A family dinner was hosted in his honor at the Maddox Ranch House Restaurant in Brigham City. Attending was his daughter Sherryl Hart; his grandson and spouse Tyler and Kari Hart, and their children Slater Hart, Kade Hart, Colton Hart and Joslyn Hart; his granddaughter and spouse Erin and Burt McDonald, and their children Morgan McDonald, Dillon McDonald, Brandon McDonald, Brent McDonald and Bruce McDonald. Birthday wishes also came from granddaughter and spouse Dana and Ward Howes, and their children Ashlyn Howes, Chase Howes and Sydney Howes, Granite Bay, Calif. Well wishes may be sent to him at 1634 W. Camelot Drive, Layton.The fourth child of Thomas Slater and Ada M. Lundberg Ball, he was born on Nov. 13, 1913. He has been a lifelong resident of Kaysville. He and his late wife, Doris Love Ball, lived in their home on Crestwood Road for more than 70 years.
He currently resides in Layton with his daughter Sherryl and spends his time with his lady friend Muriel Lyman. She is 98 years old, and he says that they have a lot to talk about.