Monette Morgan Young

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Monette Morgan Young
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Date of Birth: 
July 5 1915
Date of Death: 
February 18 2000

Monette Morgan Young, 84, of Jackson, MS, formerly of Vardaman, died Friday, February 18, 2000, at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson of complications resulting from mulitple myeloma. She was born July 5, 1915 in the Reid Community of Calhoun County, MS, the daughter of Albert Hosea Morgan and Eula Barbara Murphree Morgan. She was a homemaker, a retired Licensed Practical Nurse, and she was a Baptist.

Funeral service was Monday at 11 a.m. at the Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Vardaman, MS, with her cousin Rev. Robert Earl Alexander officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Vardaman next to her husband Tom. Pallbearers were her grandsons Lee Yancy and Tom Yancy, and Bill Cooper, Bob Cooper, her first cousins Glen and Charles Parker.

Survivors include one daughter, Diana Young, Clinton, MS; one son, James Morgan Young, Fort Walton Beach, FL; and five grandchildren, Cindy Yancy, Jackson, MS; Paige Young Ganti, Lombard, IL; Dawn Young Davisson, Davie, FL; Lee Yancy, Jackson, MS; and Tom Yancy, Washington, DC.
She was preceded by her husband, Thomas Wilson Young in 1946, and her daughter, Barbara Frances (Mrs. Jesse L. Yancy Jr.) Young Yancy.

Monette was an avid family historian and was the author of the book, "The Cherry Hill - Poplar Springs - Reid Community in Calhoun County, Mississippi". From her youngest days, she loved to read and to hear her grandmother's stories. She also loved poetry, and left a collection of her poems for her grandchildren.

Place of Birth: 
Reid, Mississippi, United States
Place of Death: 
Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Primary State of Residence: 
Vardaman and Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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