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Jane Young, 89

New Albany MS Obituary 2018

Jane Young

September 7, 1928 – July 8, 2018

Jane Edna Evans Young, 89, died Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, 300 yards from her place of birth on September 7, 1928, to Elmar and Pearl Williams Evans. She was a charter member and seed family of Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa, AL., and Lawndale Presbyterian Church in Tupelo, and was a current member of New Albany Presbyterian Church. She graduated from Tupelo High School and attended Blue Mountain College, with further studies at the University of Alabama. She was a retired partner in Sunflower Cleaners.

Rev. William Everett and Bro. David Smith will be officiating. Burial will be in New Albany City Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years: William L. ‘Bill’ Young; her children: SuAnne Thornton Young and Louis Young (Kathy); grandchildren: Bonnie Kicker (Sam), Kari Chandler (Jason), Chase Young, and Janie Young; great-grandchildren: Brennan Kicker, Josie Kicker, and Paisley Chandler; sister: Betty Evans Wilbanks; and various nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers: Marlin Evans and Horace Evans; and her first husband: Leon Thornton.

Pallbearers will be Carl Patterson, Curt Hayes, Eddy Prescott, Joe Fennell, Chase Young, Brennan Kicker, Delmer Watson, and Larry Treadaway.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.!/Obituary



JUL 11. 12:00 PM – 02:00 PM

New Albany Presbyterian Church

605 Hwy. 15 South

New Albany, MS, US


JUL 11. 02:00 PM

New Albany Presbyterian Church

605 Hwy. 15 South

New Albany, MS, US

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