January 29, 1925 - December 11, 2014
Edith S. Young, age 89, of Medora, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at her residence. She was a member of Liberty Christian Church. Edith was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed cooking, gardening and caring for her family. Born on January 29, 1925 in Jonesville, Virginia, she was the daughter of William Lee and Rosa Ann (Saylor) Yeary, both of whom preceded her in death. On July 20, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, she married Ralph J. Young and he preceded her in death on December 30, 2013. Edith graduated from Flatwoods High School in Jonesville, Virginia, attended a trade school in Norfolk, Virginia, and worked at the Naval Shipyard in Norfolk after graduation. She also worked at Medora Plastics Factory while raising her children. Survivors include four sons, Jack Young of Medora, Don (Amy) Young of Winterville, North Carolina, Jeff (Linda) Young of Seymour and Doug Young of Medora; two daughters, Sharon (Glen) Davidson and Marcella Young, both of Seymour; four sisters, Fannie Nichols of Kokomo, Iris (Bill) Haywood of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Ruth (Frankie) May of Greenwood, and Pat Bartlett of Bedford; 12 grandchildren, Greg (Michelle) Davidson, Jon (Tracey) Davidson, Michael (Amy) Davidson, Craig Young, Hollie (David) Perkins, Landon Young, Kelly Young, Jordan (Lauren) Young, Brooke (Ryan) Stein, Ashley (Alberto) Saldana, Leah Young and Farrah Young; 11 great grandchildren, Cassie Davidson, Kirsten Davidson, Kirsten Marie Skinner, Christopher Davidson, Alex Davidson, Tristin Perkins, Trinity Perkins, Maleigh Young, Finley Stein, Sierra Young and Kaylee Young. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by one sister, Mabel Carroll; four brothers, Zenis, Ross, Germany and Allen Yeary; one granddaughter, Angela Young; and two great granddaughters, Chloe Davidson and Isabella Perkins. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 15, 2014 at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc., Brownstown, with Kenneth Fisher officiating. Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc., Brownstown, and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Brownstown. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Association and Our Hospice of Columbus, Indiana. Online condolences may be given at www.spurgeonfh.com.
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