Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville announces funeral services for Mrs. Grace Young, age 79, native and lifelong resident of Blairsville, who passed away Tuesday evening, September 27, 2011, at her home at Lazy R.
Mrs. Young was born in Blairsville on July 31, 1932, a daughter of the late Paul and the late Evelyn Anderson Stepp. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, where she was a member of Liberty Ladies, and taught Sunday School. Grace had been an administrative assistance to her late husband of 44 years, Roy Lloyd Young, whose businesses included operating heavy equipment and an aircraft charter service. Besides her husband, and her parents, she was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ray and Roy Stepp.
Grace is survived by and will be greatly missed by all who knew her, but especially her loving family: son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Sandy Young, of Blairsville; sister, Ruby Daniel of Blairsville, and brother, Jack Stepp, of Odenville, Alabama; several nieces, nephews and many friends also survive.
Funeral services have been scheduled for Friday, September 30, 2011, at 2:00 p.m., in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home. The following gentlemen have been selected to serve as pallbearers: Bud Murphy, R.B. Brown, Brownie Brown, Curtis Young, Everett Cook, and Craig Dyer. The following gentlemen have been selected to serve as honorary escort to the family: Brian Kinnersley, Keith Stepp, J.L. Tanner, John Daniel, Kieter Foster, Jeff Daniel, and Franklin Hunter, and the Union County High School Class of 1949. Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
If you wish to do so, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville. You are invited to share your fond memories and send condolences to the family at our website, www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.