Byron B. Young
Byron B. Young, age 83, passed away, Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough, Ga. Byron B. Young was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Clay County, to the late Beulah Edwards Young and Robert L. Young. He was an Aircraft Mechanic for Eastern Airlines for 38 years. Mr. Young was a Baptist and an United States Army Veteran of World War II. Byron B. Young married Roma Goode Young on Oct. 17, 1947, in West Point, she passed away on June 8, 2005.
Funeral services were Thursday, Oc. 14, 2010, at 2 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend James S. "Jim" Young officiating. Burial followed in Big Springs/Enon Cemetery near Cedar Bluff. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters: Martha McElroy of McDonough, Ga., and Debra Young Middleton (Pete) of Roswell, Ga.; one granddaughter, Kristi Curtis Mingledorff (Larry) of McDonough, Ga; one great grandson, Dylan Mingledorff, and special cousin, Bobbie Joe Wooten. In addition to his parents and wife, Byron B. Young was predeceased by grandson Ricky Curtis.
Pallbearers were Bobby Wooten, Jimmy Edwards, Robby Wooten, Kelvin Wooten, Leslie Goode, Kenneth Millsaps, Chris Wooten, and Matt Wooten, and Larry Mingledorff..
Honorary pallbearers will be Friends at Calvary Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Big Springs/Enon Cemetery Fund, c/o Bobbie Jo Wooten, P. O. Box 1303, West Point, MS, 39773.
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