Shirley Ann (Eiler) Douglas

January 7, 1939 ~ December 22, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Shirley Douglas Obituary

 William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel

167 N. Main Street

New Haven, Kentucky 40051

Shirley Ann Eiler Douglas, 84, of Boston, Kentucky passed away Friday December 22, 2023 at her residence in Boston, Kentucky surrounded by her family.

Shirley Ann was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in New Haven.

Shirley was born January 7, 1939 in Louisville to the late, Eddie and Irene Cissell Eiler, in addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years James H. “Jimmy” Douglas, one granddaughter, Tasha Douglas, one grandson, Keith Dones, and one son-in-law, Gary E. “Squirrel” Rust.  

Shirley is survived by, six sons, Tony ( Evelyn) of Bardstown, Frankie Douglas of Boston, Billy (Christine) Douglas of Elizabethtown, David (Denise) Douglas, of Bardstown, Kevin (Kim) Douglas of Bardstown, and  Bobby (Felecia) Douglas of Boston, Four daughters,     Vicki Chatman of New Haven, Mary E. “Sissy” (Kenny) Pile of Bardstown, Pam Rust of Boston, and Susan Dones of Bardstown, 19, grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 12, great-great grandchildren, one brother, Albert Bray of San Francisco, one sister, Geri Bray of New Castle California, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday December 27, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Matthew Hardesty, and Father Ben Brown officiating, Burial will follow in the St. Catherine Catholic Church Cemetery in New Haven.

Visitation for Shirley Ann Douglas will be held Tuesday December 26, 2023 from 3 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the William R. Rust funeral home New Haven Chapel and will continue Wednesday after 9:00 until 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel New Haven, Kentucky is in charge of arrangements. Web page:

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December 26, 2023

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William R. Rust Funeral Home
167 N Main
New Haven, KY 40051

Mass of Christian Burial
December 27, 2023

11:00 AM
Saint Catherine Catholic Church


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